From the Mayor's Office
Mayor David Martin announced Elaine Mitchell, a lifelong Stamford resident who served District 2 on Stamford’s Board of Representatives for 31 years and became Stamford’s first African-American Majority Leader in June 2011, died on Friday, September 4.
Read the full statement here.
The City of Stamford is pleased to announce it has been recognized as part of Forbes’ annual list of America’s Best-in-State Employers 2020. This prestigious award is presented by Forbes and Statista Inc., the world-leading statistics portal and industry ranking provider. Full list available on Forbes' website.
Stamford's Health Clinic Opens
The City of Stamford’s Department of Health clinic has reopened and is accepting patients by appointment only. Appointments can be made by calling 203.977.5882 The clinic is located at 137 Henry Street and offers the following services:
- Well-Child immunizations,
- Well-Child physicals for school,
- Tuberculosis skin testing,
- Hypertension screening for adults,
- Sexually transmitted disease diagnosis and treatment, Pediatric blood lead testing,
- Measles Mumps Rubella (MMR) vaccine for college students of all ages,
- and Pertussis vaccine for parents, grandparents and daycare providers for children less than one year of age.
The City of Stamford’s Department of Health has been awarded a $214,500 grant from the Connecticut Health Foundation to provide city residents affected by COVID-19 with the medical and support services they need to recover from the pandemic and maintain healthy lifestyles.
Read the full release here.
COVID-19 residue in wastewater
The City of Stamford’s Department of Health was notified on Friday, September 4 of readings in Stamford's wastewater that indicated an increase in COVID-19 residue in wastewater — suggesting a potential increase of COVID-19 cases. Mayor Martin released a reverse 911 warning residents of this potential increase.
However, readings taken on Wednesday showed significantly lower amounts of COVID-19 residue in wastewater — suggesting no increase in COVID-19 cases.
- Today — September 10 — Stamford has 3,504 confirmed cases and 79 probable cases. Last week — September 3 — Stamford had 3,482 confirmed cases and 77 probable cases.
- Residents can read daily updates on new cases in Stamford by visiting the State of Connecticut’s dedicated website for COVID-19 updates located here: https://portal.ct.gov/Coronavirus/COVID-19-Data-Tracker.
Stamford testing sites:
- Stamford Hospital on Bennett Medical Center Campus. Operated by Stamford Health. Open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Schedule an appointment by calling 203.276.4111.
- Murphy Medical Associates. 30 Buxton Farms Road. Open Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday through Sunday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Call 203.658.6051 or go online to schedule an appointment.
- DOCS Urgent Care. 2001 West Main Street. Open Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Open Saturday and Sunday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Schedule an appointment online or call 203.298.4600.
- AFC Urgent Care. 3000 Summer Street. Open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Open Saturday and Sunday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Schedule an appointment online or call 203.969.2000.
- Optimus Health Care. 805 Atlantic Street. Open Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Schedule an appointment, call 203.327.5111.
- Community Health Center. 22 Fifth Street. Open Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Schedule an appointment, call 203.323.8160.
- CVS Health. 1928 W Main Street and 229 Hope Street. Drive-thru testing. Schedule an appointment online.
- More information on testing in Stamford available here.
- The City of Stamford will host a mask giveaway on Wednesday, September 16 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at St. Leo Parish, 24 Roxbury Road.
Services & Schools
- Updated information is available for the millings and paving schedules.
- Main Street was milled from Grey Rock to the dead end at the Sheraton.
- Bedford Street to Prospect Street is milled, planned to be paved next week.
- North Street from Bedford Street to Prospect Street to be paved next week.
- There will be a Household Waste Collection event on September 12 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the New Canaan Wastewater Treatment plant. Click here for more information.
- Board of Assessment Appeals will host motor vehicle hearings on Wednesday September 16 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
- Applications available here are due by 4:30 p.m. on September 14.
- Instructions for virtual attendance will be made available after submitting an application.
- Superintendent Dr. Tamu Lucero published a welcome back message for Stamford Public Schools, including important information on COVID-19. Click here to read the whole message.
- Information regarding school meals including classroom delivery and Grab and Go meals is available here.
Events & Meetings
- Municipal meetings:
- Stamford’s Board of Representatives next regularly scheduled meeting will be on Monday, October 5 at 8 p.m.
- Stamford’s Board of Finance next regularly scheduled meeting will be on Thursday, September 10 at 7 p.m.
- Webinar: https://zoom.us/j/93925420978
- Webinar ID: 939 2542 0978
- Call in: 1.646.558.8656
- Link to agenda: https://www.stamfordct.gov/sites/g/files/vyhlif1256/f/agendas/meeting_agenda09102020.pdf