People are Panicking to Buy Chickens Because of the Coronavirus Pandemic

Since the coronavirus drove everyone indoors to shelter in place and practice social distancing, grocery stores have been experiencing shortages as a result of some people hoarding supplies. It’s hard to find toilet paper, yeast and flour right now, and people are jury-rigging face masks at home because they can’t buy them elsewhere. Among the shortages […]

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Lamont Announces Launch of Connecticut’s First Rapid COVID-19 Testing Center

Governor Ned Lamont today announced that the State of Connecticut has formed a partnership with CVS Health in an initiative that will make free, rapid COVID-19 tests available to eligible Connecticut residents. This includes the opening today of the state’s first rapid testing site at the former Gateway Community College campus at Long Wharf in […]

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Letter: Veterans Strong Community Center Remains “Open” to Assist Veterans

I am writing to let each of you know that during these unprecedented times, Veterans Strong Community Center is still “open” and remains committed to serving Veterans – Past, Present and Future.  While we may not be able to assist face-to-face, we are able to connect via phone, text, email and social media.  The cell […]

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Torrington to Hold Parade for Healthcare Workers

First responders in Torrington this afternoon will be honoring healthcare workers on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic by holding a Parade of Heroes. The parade will begin at the Torrington Fire Department at 1 p.m. and proceed to several health-care facilities in town. Torrington Fire Department ladder trucks, Torrington police cruisers, public works vehicles and ambulance […]

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CVS to Open 2 Coronavirus Testing Facilities in Connecticut

CVS Health is uniquely positioned to play a vital role in helping support both local communities and the overall health care system in addressing the COVID-19 pandemic. Our ability to help coordinate the availability of rapid COVID-19 testing will bolster states’ efforts to manage the spread of the virus and provide people with on-the-spot test […]

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New Coronavirus Poll: High Marks for Lamont, Low Marks for The State’s Economy

A new Sacred Heart University poll finds that Connecticut residents approve of the job done so far by Gov. Ned Lamont during the coronavirus pandemic. The poll surveyed 1,000 Connecticut residents on questions about how Lamont and other state officials have been handling the pandemic in the state. It also gauged the economic toll on […]

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Connecticut Health Professors Share Expertise on Coronavirus

Fight the pandemic with social distancing, self-isolation and good hygiene habits During this time of self-isolation and social distancing, people may be going stir crazy, and wondering whether the ban on gatherings will ever end. But everyone must remember to do their part to “flatten the curve,” say Sacred Heart University public health experts. What does ‘flatten […]

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