HEADLINES

Stamford Recovers: Reopen Connecticut Phase 2 Slated for June 20

According to the most recent report — last updated at 5:46 p.m. on May 27th — Stamford has 3094 confirmed cases of COVID-19, compared to 3,096 confirmed cases on May 26th.

Connecticut’s DPH provides an interactive dashboard tracking cases and deaths across the entire state. According to this resource, Stamford has 182 reported deaths attributed to COVID-19 cases.

Connecticut’s DPH provides information on reported cases in nursing homes and assisted living facilities. This data is updated weekly and is hosted on the City of Stamford’s website. Last updated: May 14, data from May 14.

Phase 2 Reopening Connecticut

Governor Ned Lamont said during his May 20th daily briefing the target date of June 20th for Phase 2 of Reopen Connecticut. The following institutions are set to reopen in Phase 2:

  • Accommodation (hotels, no bar areas)
  • Gyms, fitness, and sports clubs
  • All personal services
  • Outdoor arts, entertainment and events (up to 50 people)
  • Outdoor amusement parks
  • Movie theaters
  • Bowling alleys
  • Social clubs, pools
  • All museums, zoos, and aquariums
  • Restaurants (indoor, no bar)
  • Phase 3 would begin at least four weeks later which will include bars, indoor event spaces and venues, indoor amusement parks and arcades, and outdoor events up to 100 people
  • Department of Energy and Environmental Protection Commissioner Katie Dykes announced several reopening guidelines for parks and beaches during Governor Ned Lamont’s May 21st daily briefing.
  • Swimming will be allowed at shoreline beaches and not at inland parks.
  • There should be 15 feet of distance between beach blankets.
  • More information regarding parks and beaches here.

Visit Reopen Stamford here: https://www.stamfordct.gov/reopenstamford.

New Information:

  • Governor Ned Lamont released the Roadmap for Reopening Connecticut.
  • This document includes the objectives and metrics for reopening Connecticut, as well as an estimated timeline.
  • The state’s roadmap
  • Roadmap for Reopening Connecticut available here.

Community:

  • The City of Stamford will host the following mask giveaways in the coming days:
  • Thursday, May 28 at Stamford High School (55 Strawberry Hill Avenue) from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Friday, May 29 at Westhill High School (125 Roxbury Road) from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Testing for COVID-19 in Stamford

Residents can call Stamford’s dedicated Testing Hotline at 1.833.508.8378 for information on testing availability in the Stamford area.

Help Stamford

All information about how to help Stamford during the COVID-19 public health emergency can be found at https://www.stamfordct.gov/office-of-the-mayor/pages/give-help.

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