Connecticut Gets ‘C’ Grade on Social Distancing Based on Cellphone Data

With social distancing being the new norm amid the COVID-19 pandemic, one company is tracking how well Americans are doing it by using cell phone data. Unacast gave each state a grade based on how well they are with distancing themselves from others. The Unacast online social distancing scoreboard rates states and counties throughout the country with letter … Continue reading Connecticut Gets ‘C’ Grade on Social Distancing Based on Cellphone Data

Takeout and Delivery Restaurants in Connecticut

COVID-19 has affected nearly every aspect of life, including the way we dine. But many dishes from popular spots can still be enjoyed while following the CDC's recommendations. We’ve gathered a list of notable Connecticut restaurants that have shifted their offerings to accommodate safety during this trying time. Beer, wine, and cocktails may even be available … Continue reading Takeout and Delivery Restaurants in Connecticut

Non-Medical Volunteers Urgently Needed

The current COVID-19 public health emergency is creating a labor crisis for health care facilities and nonprofits across the state that serve vulnerable people on the frontlines. Non-medical volunteers are needed to help health care facilities and community providers continue to provide crucial services. Non-Medical Volunteers Frontline nonprofits – particularly food banks/pantries, meal delivery services, and homeless … Continue reading Non-Medical Volunteers Urgently Needed

600 Connecticut Nursing Home Residents Test Positive for Coronavirus, First Positive Isolation Home Set to Open

Connecticut’s nursing homes and senior care facilities have been hard hit by the coronavirus, which has a higher mortality rate for senior citizens and those with underlying medical conditions. Updated April 7th 5:00pm. Among 215 nursing homes in CT, 82 (38%) have had at least one confirmed case of COVID-19. Atotal of 600 nursing home … Continue reading 600 Connecticut Nursing Home Residents Test Positive for Coronavirus, First Positive Isolation Home Set to Open

Lamont Directs Q Bridge to Be Illuminated Red in Honor of Connecticut’s Health Care Workers

Governor Ned Lamont announced that the State of Connecticut will illuminate the Pearl Harbor Memorial Bridge in New Haven – more commonly known among residents as the Q Bridge – in red lights beginning tonight to honor the thousands of Connecticut health care workers on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic. The bridge carries … Continue reading Lamont Directs Q Bridge to Be Illuminated Red in Honor of Connecticut’s Health Care Workers

Spectacular Virtual Activities for At-Home Experiences in Connecticut

Connecticut attractions, museums and entertainment venues have temporarily closed in order to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. But that doesn’t mean you can’t visit—virtually. Here are a few popular attractions across Connecticut that have created special online experiences or projects to entertain, teach and engage you while you stay safe at home. Due to the rapidly evolving … Continue reading Spectacular Virtual Activities for At-Home Experiences in Connecticut

List: Connecticut Breweries & Wineries Offer Special Discounts & Creative Deals

For those 21 and older, Connecticut’s breweries and wineries are finding ways to serve you safely and affordable during this time. To help make takeout more affordable, special discounts and deals are being offered by many popular wineries and breweries in Connecticut. These Guys Brewing in Norwich is offering 20% off growler fills with any takeout order. Connecticut … Continue reading List: Connecticut Breweries & Wineries Offer Special Discounts & Creative Deals

Fine Dining from Home — Establishments Offer Deep Discounts

During this trying time, many Connecticut restaurants that have shifted their offerings to accommodate safety – and have gone the extra mile to support the community and make in-home eating enjoyable. https://connecticutroundup.com/category/coronavirus-updates/ Many restaurants in the state are now offering takeout or delivery, but we wanted to highlight a few that are offering particularly notable … Continue reading Fine Dining from Home — Establishments Offer Deep Discounts

LIST: Companies Hiring During Coronavirus Pandemic

With the recent outbreak of coronavirus, many individuals in Connecticut have been forced into unemployment as some businesses have been deemed non-essential by Gov. Ned Lamont. However, numerous stores throughout the state such as Walmart and Dollar General, are facing an unprecedented demand in terms of supplies and workers, which have caused many to look … Continue reading LIST: Companies Hiring During Coronavirus Pandemic

Lake Compounce Uncertain About Open Date, Addresses Season Passes

Lake Compounce has announced it will no longer open on May 2 as planned, due to coronavirus concerns and the park’s shutdown of preseason preparations. The Bristol Connecticut park said it’s too soon to decide a new date, but that they are committed to opening the park as soon as safely possible. "Our highest priority remains the safety … Continue reading Lake Compounce Uncertain About Open Date, Addresses Season Passes