COVID-19 Statement from the Office of the First Selectman
Having been on numerous conference calls in the past 2 weeks, a number of Northwest Corner officials are concerned with the influx of people leaving the cities and moving to the Northwest Corner.
I am aware of the number of Norfolk second home and weekend residents who have come to Norfolk to get away from the cities. Governor Lamont has said “Until you know you’re healthy, you’re not contagious, I’m ordering you to self-quarantine.” If you have traveled from areas where the infection rate is high, such as Italy or NYC, please quarantine yourself in your house for 14 days.
This might sound like I am singling out one group, but we all want to get through this, and we certainly want everyone to be safe & healthy so we can all enjoy what Norfolk has to offer.
Thank you for your cooperation.
Coronavirus Mental Health Resources
Fear and anxiety about a disease can be overwhelming and cause strong emotions in adults and children. For more information about mental health resources we can use while we deal with the situation, click here.
Town Hall Access Restricted
At the suggestion of the State of Connecticut, Town Hall is closed to the public. We will be here conducting our regular business, as well as monitoring the Town’s needs in regards to the COVID-19 virus. We are encouraging people to call or email either the Selectmen’s office AT 860-542-5829 or the Town Clerk’s Office at 860-542-5679.
For an update in regards to the Town’s preparedness for the COVID-19 virus, please see the EMD Facebook page; Town of Norfolk, CT Emergency Management or on Twitter @NorfolkEMD.
Please follow all of the suggested precautions and be safe.
NWCT Housing Council offers a free online course and one-on-one counseling to help you understand your finances and plan ahead. To register for this free course and counseling, call the NWCT Housing Council at 860-491-9884. For more information, see the flyer.
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