Reopen CT Business Roundtable – Tomorrow, May 14

Posted on May 13, 2020 by admin


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Updates from the Governor’s Office

Reopen CT Advisory Group Business Roundtable – Tomorrow

Members of the Reopen Connecticut Advisory Group’s business committee will hold a roundtable discussion tomorrow, May 14, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. The members will discuss the impact of COVID-19 on the state’s business community. Members of the public who have questions for the panel can email their inquiries to reopen@ct.gov. The discussion will be broadcast live by the Connecticut Network (CT-N) and available to watch on its cable TV channel and through a live stream on CT-N.com.

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CT Receives Largest Shipment of PPE to Date

The state has received its largest shipment to date in the fight against COVID-19. The shipment includes 6 million surgical masks, 500,000 protective masks, 100,000 surgical gowns, and 100,000 temporal thermometers. The PPE is in the process of being sorted and will then be delivered to frontline workers, including first responders, hospital staff, long-term care facility staff, direct care providers, and other people on the front lines.

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Guidelines for Phase One Reopening

The governor has released guidelines for the Phase One reopening of some Connecticut businesses. This includes hair salons and barber shops, offices, retail and malls, and the outdoor-only sections for restaurants, museums, and zoos. The ultimate decision to reopen will rest with the owners and/or management of these businesses and organizations.

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Resources

  • CTAlerts: To subscribe, text the key word COVIDCT to 888-777

  • News from the governor’s office: Click Here

  • FAQ Document: Click Here

  • Governor’s COVID-19 Executive Orders affecting… ​

Person-to-Person “Drive-Thru” Food Drive –  5/16

Person-to-Person will be holding a “drive-thru” food drive this Saturday, May 16 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the parking lot of St. Luke’s Church, 1864 Post Road, Darien. They are looking for shelf-stable items such as jelly, peanut butter, cereal, oatmeal, mac & cheese, and canned tuna or chicken. If you cannot attend the drive-thru food drive, you may also participate in the Virtual Food Drive.

Additional Resources

As a reminder, these are the best regularly updated resources from global, federal, state, and local governments and agencies:

Global

World Health Organization: Click Here

Federal

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Click Here

State

State of Connecticut Web Portal: Click Here

Local

Town of New Canaan: Click Here

Town of Wilton: Click Here

Latest COVID-19 Data for CT

  • Confirmed Statewide COVID-19 Cases: 34,333

  • Patients Currently Hospitalized Statewide with COVID-19: 1,189

  • Confirmed Statewide COVID-19 Fatalities: 3,041

  • Confirmed Fairfield County Cases: 13,488

  • Confirmed Fairfield County Fatalities: 1,046

  • Confirmed New Canaan Cases: 158

  • Confirmed Wilton Cases: 192

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This data is accurate as of 8:30 p.m. on May 11, 2020.

As always, I will provide more updates as I receive new information. Please reach out to me if you have questions or concerns about the state and local response to the COVID-19 pandemic, or any state government matter. I am more than happy to speak with you directly, provide more information if possible, and to serve as a resource for you and your families.

Email: Tom.ODea@housegop.ct.gov

Best,

 

 

 

State Representative Tom O’Dea

125th General Assembly District

New Canaan & Wilton