Category: Health

Healthy Resolutions 2021 & Cardio Dance

A New You for the New Year with Help From Norwalk PL & the Norwalk Health Department Norwalk, CT – Have you made a New Year’s resolution to become healthier in 2021? Whether your goal is to establish a healthier diet, get more exercise, reduce your stress, or lose weight, the Norwalk Public Library along…

Gov. Lamont announces Connecticut vaccine distribution plan to begin

CDC and Connecticut COVID-19 Vaccine Advisory Group’s Science Subcommittee Recommend Immediate Distribution of Vaccine HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont on Sunday announced that the Connecticut COVID-19 Vaccine Advisory Group’s Science Subcommittee has submitted recommendations to him that the state’s COVID-19 vaccine distribution plan start at the earliest opportunity. The recommendation comes after the subcommittee…

Over 150 Runners from all over the State of Connecticut participated in “Get Your Rear in Gear” 5 K and 10 K races

New Milford, CT – Over 150 runners from Pomfret, Ct to Port Washington, NY ran for fun and fitness in the NM Fitness and Aquatic Club’s 5K and 10K races held at Litchfield Crossings, New Milford’s largest shopping center. All event proceeds went to benefit the Community Culinary School of Northwestern Connecticut, an organization that…

Americares Awards $250,000 in COVID-19 Relief Grants

Stamford, CT – Americares has awarded $250,000 to nonprofit organizations responding to the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States. Twenty-five free and charitable clinics were each awarded $10,000 grants. The funds will be used to purchase critically needed personal protective equipment, increase COVID-19 testing and screening capabilities, implement telehealth services, hire additional medical staff and…

Lamont allocates $15 million from coronavirus relief fund toward innovative workforce programs Connecticut workers to in-demand jobs

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont on Friday announced that he is allocating $15 million from the state’s Coronavirus Relief Fund, which utilizes federal CARES Act money, to fund innovative workforce programs that will provide job training to more than 1,000 displaced workers in the state and connect them to high-growth, in-demand jobs. “This pandemic…

DPH Releases Comprehensive Guidance for All Organized Sports

Hartford, CT – The Department of Public Health (DPH) today released comprehensive guidance and recommendations for organized sports, including youth and adult club and private league play. DPH had previously released guidance to scholastic athletic leagues in Connecticut concerning fall sports. The guidance is intended to guide local health departments, municipalities and league organizers in…

City of Bridgeport officials advise residents and businesses that CT COVID-19 protocol includes fins for failure to comply

Bridgeport, CT – City of Bridgeport officials announce that in accordance with Governor Lamont Executive Order 7NNN, the use of masks or facial coverings and restrictions on gatherings as COVID-19 mitigation protocol will now include fines for failure to comply. Governor Lamont’s Executive Order 7NNN authorizes the commissioner of Public Health, local health departments, municipal…