The City of Stamford is will distribute COVID-19 rapid at-home tests on Sunday, January 2.
Governor Ned Lamont today announced the rollout of the Screen and Stay initiative for Connecticut schools that choose to participate. Under the initiative, students and staff identified as close contacts to a known COVID-19 case but who are not yet fully vaccinated will be able to remain in school if they were wearing masks and don’t develop symptoms. Learn more here.
The Stamford Public School Superintendent is explaining mask and other protocols for the upcoming school year.
The Connecticut State Department of Education (CSDE) released to all superintendents late last week: Guidance Regarding the Future of Remote Learning in Connecticut Schools that according to the CSDE guidance, Remote Learning will not be an option for the 2021-2022 school year, even for those students who are not eligible for a COVID-19 vaccination.
Dr. Asha Shah is the Associate Director of Infectious Diseases at Stamford Health and we chatted with her about the latest on COVID-19 and vaccines.
Gov. Lamont announced that a new set of COVID-19 safety protocols regarding the use of face masks will be implemented in Connecticut beginning Wednesday, May 19, 2021, as a result of the updated recommendations released late last week from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
For our children, it can be difficult to experience groups of people, team play and other events for the first time in more than a year. We spoke to Tara Jogee, a Stamford-based Licensed Professional Counselor who works with children and adolescents about three ways to help children adjust.
Stamford Public Schools has announced a change in quarantine requirements.
The State of Connecticut is on track to expand its COVID-19 vaccination program to the final group of adults, including all individuals between the ages of 16 and 44, on Thursday, April 1, 2021. Individuals in this age group will have access to schedule appointments beginning Thursday morning.
All adults in Connecticut over the age of 16 will now be eligible to schedule a vaccination appointment beginning April 1, 2021 – several days earlier than originally planned.