Last Updated April 7 at 2:00 p.m.
Quick Links and References Regarding...
Town Services and Operations
- Modified Town Services
- Facility Closures and Modified Schedules
- Legal Notices as filed with Town Clerk - NEW
- Election and Absentee Ballot Information - NEW
Assistance Programs - Daily Essentials & Mental Health
- Get Help with Groceries and Household Chores/Errands through UCC
- Resources for Daily Essentials and Mental Health - NEW resources updated daily
- Support the Food Bank - Option to Donate Online!
Staying Busy - Virtual Programming, Entertainment, etc.
- Stay Home, Stay Safe, Stay Engaged - NEW
- Status of Local Businesses - List from Chamber of Commerce
- Virtual and Remote Programming - Parks & Recreation, Senior Services, etc.
Health and Safety
- How to Make Your Own Cloth Face Mask (Sew and No Sew Options) From CDC - NEW
- Advice for Pet Owners Re: COVID-19
News Updates & Resources
- Covid-19 Press Releases
- COVID-19 Projections - NEW
- State of Connecticut Updates - visit www.ct.gov/coronavirus
- If you would like to opt OUT of receiving the Everbridge / CT Alert messages to your phone or email, please click here to update your preferences on the CT Alert website. - NEW
- Staff Directory
- Questions? Contact the Town Customer Service Center at (860) 652-7710 or email@example.com
- Tell Us How We're Doing - Click here to submit positive feedback or areas for potential improvement.
We're Here to Help
Our knowledgeable Customer Service Representatives are available by phone or email and will be checking voicemails and emails regularly during normal business hours (Monday-Friday, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm). Please contact them with any questions or assistance needs at (860) 652-7710 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
We appreciate your patience as we make every effort to balance the health of Glastonbury staff and community members with the ability to maintain standard operations. As always, if you are feeling ill, have traveled to a high risk area for COVID-19, or have been in contact with anyone who has symptoms or has traveled to such areas, please refrain from going to any public facilities or coming into contact with others. For the most up-to-date and accurate information regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19), please visit www.cdc.gov/coronavirus or use the links in the "Resources" section below.
In accordance with the March 17, 2020 Notice from the Connecticut Department of Public Health to Barbers, Hairdressers, Cosmetologists, Nail Technicians, Estheticians, Eyelash Technicians, and Massage Therapists our office strongly urges all salons and other businesses that provide similar services that require direct contact to cease operations immediately. Please see the attached Notice for details.
For more information on the virus, the symptoms, how it spreads, and how you can protect yourself, please visit the Questions and Answers web page from the World Health Organization
- CT United Way and 211 - Dial 2-1-1 or visit www.211.ct.org and enter "coronavirus" in the search bar.
- Resources for Households from the CDC
- World Health Organization Advice for the Public
- Hartford Healthcare 24 hour hotline - Manned by healthcare professionals, this resource is available for the general public and clinicians who have questions and concerns about coronavirus (COVID-19). It is . The hotline number is (860) 972-8100 or (toll-free) (833)-621-0600. Officials say those with symptoms should call the hotline first before going to a doctor or seeing a medical professional.
If you are traveling out of country contact your airline for any special instructions or procedures.
Coronavirus - Background Information
Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses found in both animals and humans. Some infect people and are known to cause illness ranging from the common cold to more severe diseases such as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS). Federal and state public health agencies are monitoring the novel coronavirus (COVID 19). Daily updates are available from regular news channels.
The following information and resources were gathered from the CDC, World Health Org., 2-1-1, and CT United Way.
HOW CAN I HELP PROTECT MYSELF
Good hand hygiene is key to protecting your health and the following actions are always encouraged to keep you/your family healthy:
- Wash hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If soap and water are not available, use alcohol-based hand sanitizer
- Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands
- Avoid close contact with people who are sick
- Stay home when you are sick
- Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.
- Wash your hands after coughing or sneezing.
- Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces