Category: Coronavirus

Governor announces approval of first permit for a restaurant to use a state highway right-of-way for outdoor dining

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont today announced that the Connecticut Department of Transportation has approved a permit for Mystic Pizza to use a state highway right-of-way to add outdoor dining as the restaurant makes efforts to comply with the requirements of phase 1 of Connecticut’s reopening plans amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The restaurant,…

Lamont provides coronavirus update; children enrolled in school meals program will soon receive additional SNAP benefits

HARTFORD, CT – 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 Friday, May 22, 2020: Data updates on testing in Connecticut The following is a summary of the day-to-day newly reported data on…

Nuvance Health hospitals in Connecticut, of which Norwalk Hospital is part of, resume elective surgeries and procedures

DANBURY, CT – Today, Nuvance Health hospitals and ambulatory care centers in Danbury, New Milford, Norwalk and Sharon, Connecticut are reopening for elective surgeries and endoscopy procedures as the region observes a decrease in the rate of new COVID-19 infections and in accordance with Governor Ned Lamont’s executive order. Staff at Danbury Hospital, New Milford…