Last Updated May 22 at 2:48 p.m.
Quick Links and References Regarding...
Town Services and Operations - Service Delivery and Reopening Process
- Modified Town Services - Updated 5/22/2020
- Facility Closures and Modified Schedules - Updated 5/18/2020
- The Dog Park is open as of the afternoon of 5/22. Click here to review guidelines.
- Tennis Courts at GHS and Addison are open as of the afternoon of 5/22. Click here to review tennis court usage guidelines.
- Legal Notices as filed with Town Clerk
- Election and Absentee Ballot Information
- Request a Free, Homemade Mask made by Volunteers
- Public Comment Submission forms - To submit Public Comments electronically for inclusion in an upcoming Board/Commission meeting's public comment session, please use the following links:
Reopen Connecticut Resources
Phase 1 of the Governor's Reopen Connecticut Plan began May 20 and businesses in select sectors may now reopen their doors if they are able to comply with the Reopen CT Guidelines. Guidelines by sector are available via the links below.
- Attention Restaurants - Click here to view the requirements and application process for Temporary Outdoor Dining. - NEW
- Restaurants (Outdoor Only)
- Dental Practices Expanding Beyond Emergency Care - NEW
- Hair Salons & Barbershops - Delayed past Phase 1 - See Governor's press release here. - NEW
- Museums and Zoos (Outdoor Only)
- Retail & Malls
- Small Business Reopening Resource Guide - Prepared by the CT Department of Economic and Community Development - NEW
Assistance Programs - Daily Essentials & Mental Health
- Request a Homemade Mask made by Volunteers - NEW
- Mental Health Speaker Series thru Zoom throughout May - NEW
- Get Help with Groceries and Household Chores/Errands through UCC
- Grocery Delivery and Pick Up Services for Seniors and Residents with Underlying Conditions
- Resources for Daily Essentials and Mental Health
- Support Glastonbury Gives (Food/Fuel Banks and Assistance Programs) - Option to Donate Online!
Staying Busy - Virtual Programming, Entertainment, etc.
- Stay Home, Stay Safe, Stay Engaged
- Status of Local Businesses - List from Chamber of Commerce
- Virtual and Remote Programming - Parks & Recreation, Senior Services, etc.
- Youth & Family Services Virtual Programs, Resources, and more.
Health and Safety
- How to Make Your Own Cloth Face Mask (Sew and No Sew Options) From CDC
- Request a Homemade Mask made by Volunteers
- Advice for Pet Owners Re: COVID-19 - updated 4/27
- If you need instructions on how to fit test an N95 mask, please use the following links: (NEW)
News Updates & Resources
- Covid-19 Press Releases
- COVID-19 Projections
- 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.
- Staff Directory
- Questions? Contact the Town Customer Service Center at (860) 652-7710 or firstname.lastname@example.org
- Tell Us How We're Doing - Click here to submit positive feedback or areas for potential improvement.
Glastonbury Websites for Local Business Hours/Operations
Many residents and community groups in town have created websites dedicated to helping to promote the restaurants, retail shops, and other businesses that are open for business during this pandemic. Please visit the sites below for information on where to get takeout food, shop retail, and more!
- CT River Valley Chamber of Commerce - See Who's Open Business List
- Glastonbury Eats - View restaurants that are still open and filter by type of establishment (e.g. brewery, restaurant, etc.) - Visit https://www.gburyeatz.com/
- It's What's Local - Created by EB Taylor Photography, this new Glastonbury-centric website features local businesses who are open and ready for your business - Https://www.itswhatslocal.com
- Lockdown Eats - An app for listing the location of restaurants, beverage retailers, and other food stores which are open and operating under the new physical distancing requirements. https://www.lockdowneats.info/glastonbury/
- Takeout East of the River, Glastonbury and Surrounding Towns - Facebook page
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 email@example.com.
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.
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