In Connecticut and throughout the world, influenza (flu) activity is high. The CDC encourages all people aged 6 months and older to be vaccinated. It is not too late to get vaccinated for the flu. Check with your healthcare provider, call your local health department, or visit the HealthMap Vaccine Finder (adults) for availability of flu vaccinations. Latest COVID-19 Testing Data in Connecticut
Updated 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 18, 2020

  • Total patients who tested positive (including presumptive positive): 96         
    • Fairfield County: 69
    • Hartford County: 11
    • Litchfield County: 5
    • Middlesex County: 1
    • New Haven County: 10

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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

Number of Town-By-Town Positive Cases Released

As the State of Connecticut continues taking actions in response to the global spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Governor Ned Lamont provided the following updates as of 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 4, 2020: Since yesterday’s update, an additional 362 Connecticut residents have tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the statewide total to 5,276. To date, more than 22,029 tests have … Continue reading Number of Town-By-Town Positive Cases Released

Connecticut United Ways COVID-19 Response Fund Begins to Disburse Funds

Connecticut United Ways COVID-19 Response Fund is beginning to disburse payments to those who are suffering the financial consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Fund has raised approximately $450,000 for the first round of distributions to help Connecticut residents who have lost their jobs, lost hours at work, or may be facing other financial hardships as … Continue reading Connecticut United Ways COVID-19 Response Fund Begins to Disburse Funds

NBYT Announces Online Activities and Summer Plans

Theaters were among the first to go “dark”—an industry term meaning that no events or performances are scheduled—during the current COVID-19 pandemic. No Boundaries Youth Theater in New Britain has been no exception, and the children’s theater has cancelled or postponed classes and performances along with thousands of other arts and cultural venues throughout the … Continue reading NBYT Announces Online Activities and Summer Plans

List: What’s Open, What’s Not in Connecticut

Many Connecticut major retailers are adjusting their hours in the wake of the coronavirus crisis, giving employees more time to thoroughly clean stores and restock shelves. Stores offering essential goods, including supermarkets and pharmacies, seem to be trying to stay open to help people get the crucial supplies they need. Meanwhile, some stores and agencies are closed. … Continue reading List: What’s Open, What’s Not in Connecticut


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