COVID-19 Press Releases

Last Updated 4/6 at 9:50 a.m.

April 6 - CDC Now Recommends Wearing Cloth Face Masks in Public Spaces - Homemade, not N95 or surgical masks, as those should be reserved for healthcare workers. Includes instructions on how to make your own cloth mask.

April 3 - Weekly Update from Town Manager

April 1 - Governor Announces Creation of 4-CT Charitable Organization for COVID-19

April 1 - First COVID-19 Related Death Reported in Glastonbury

March 31 - 19th Executive Order Signed - Mortgage Relief, State Parks Closed...

March 30 - Governor Signs 18th Executive Order Enhancing Health Procedures for Childcare, licensing updates, etc. 

March 30 - UCC organization available to help with groceries, household chores, and more daily needs for residents 70+ or disabled

March 26 - Governor's Order restricts gatherings of 5 or more. Town playgrounds, athletic fields, and dog park Closed. Food Bank donations now available through PayPal. 

March 26 - Governor Lamont Launches Emergency No-Interest Loan Program for Connecticut Small Businesses and Nonprofits Impacted by COVID-19

March 25 - All Dial-A-Ride services SUSPENDED, (including medical & grocery trips) until further notice. Parks & Recreation programming suspended until further notice. 

March 24 - Summary of COVID-19 Updates

March 23 - Help Support the Food Bank with a monetary donation.

March 23 - Note from Town Manager Richard J. Johnson - sent through Everbridge on 3/23/2020

"This is Richard Johnson, Glastonbury Town Manager, with a brief message concerning current Town operations. Most town facilities are closed, programs canceled, and select facilities operating under modified schedules. Police, Fire, and Emergency Medical remain uninterrupted. Town staff, including the Customer Service Center, is working remotely and available by phone (860-652-7710) or email ( during normal business hours to answer questions as needed. For contact information, daily updates, important resources, and ways to help others in the community, please visit or contact Town staff should you have any questions or require assistance.  Thank you."

March 20 - First COVID-19 Case Confirmed in Glastonbury

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