This page presents resources that include related local, state, federal and other websites and Facebook pages.
Links to local, state, federal and other Facebook pages and websites with information about the coronavirus pandemic, its effects and sources for help. All coronavirus emergency executive orders issued in Connecticut are listed here, complete with links to each.
Basic fabric mask pattern and a video that explains the process, a page of mask-making suggestions from the Centers for Disease Control and a quick and easy shortcut demonstrated by the U.S. Surgeon General.
Town of Norfolk Office of Emergency Management on Facebook
Hartford HealthCare testing centers and policy, plus an online screening questionnaire to help you decide if you should ask for testing
Torrington Area Health District (procedures; office is closed to the public)
Emergency relief funding for practicing artists
State of Connecticut Covid-19 vaccination information page
State of Connecticut Coronavirus Updates
State of Connecticut sector rules for reopening
Governor Lamont’s emergency orders and press releases on the latest Covid-19-related health safeguards and state aid for businesses and individuals
State of Connecticut guidance on filing for unemployment benefits
Connecticut’s page for workers and employers: unemployment, job searches, job training and education
State of Connecticut page of Business Resources
Business Reopening and Recovery Center for the State of Connecticut
Connecticut Recovery Bridge Loan Program: Emergency cash flow relief to qualifying small businesses and nonprofits negatively affected by the coronavirus
Press release: Covid-19 related testing and treatment is covered without any copayment for insured individuals in the state; testing is similarly available for uninsured people. See also portal.ct.gov/husky and Medicaid Coverage for Uninsured During Covid-19 Emergency.
State of Connecticut Talk It Out hotline for families and those caring for children during the pandemic (or 833-258-5011)
Guidelines for using state parks and boat launches
How to volunteer during this emergency
CDC Activities and Initiatives Supporting the Covid-19 Response
CDC guidelines for employers opening offices during the pandemic
A Practical Guide to Staying Safe During the Coronavirus Pandemic, developed by experts in medicine and infectious diseases at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, Mass.
Centers for Disease Control recommendations for what to do if you are sick
Centers for Disease Control Coronavirus Information
Text of White House task force’s three-phase guidelines for “Opening America”
Government Response to Coronavirus
Google coronavirus information page
Mental health resources (png file)
Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress: Fact sheets and other resources to support the health and well-being of communities affected by the pandemic, including more related to mental health.
Information for pet owners and veterinarians from the American Veterinary Medicine Association