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Town of Stafford Covid-19 Information

General Information  
Contacts: Mary Mitta - First Selectman
James Desso - Emergency Management Director
Joseph Comarella - Deputy Emergency Management Director
Frank Falcone - Deputy Emergency Management Director
Location: Stafford Resident Troopers Office
and Selectman Office
Stafford Springs, CT 06076
Phone: (860) 684-1777 & (860) 684-1778 (Selectman Office)
Phone: (860) 247-8920 (EMD Director)
Fax: (860) 684-4437
Emails: staffordtownhall@staffordct.org (Mary Mitta)
emddesso@staffordct.org (James Desso)

The Town of Stafford is working closely with the Department of Emergency Services to keep the residents of Stafford updated on the most recent and accurate information concerning the COVID-19 virus. We are attending frequent meetings and briefings regarding the COVID-19 virus and will pass along any new information to our residents as it becomes available.


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COVID-19 VACCINE RESOURCES

 

Connecticut’s Official State Website – COVID-19 Information 

For the most up-to-date information on the COVID-19 vaccine and how to register to access it, please visit the CT COVID-19 Vaccination portal.


Town of Vernon Vaccination Clinic - Open to all people regardless of state residence.  

Appointments are no longer necessary to be vaccinated at Vernon's vaccination clinics at the Vernon Senior Center, although appointments continue to be preferred. Anyone who is age-eligible for the vaccine being offered can walk up and be vaccinated, as long as vaccine is available. To schedule an appointment or to find the clinic schedule, click on this link: VERNON COVID-19 CLINICS

 

Vernon Regional Call Center

The Vernon Regional Call Center serves residents of Vernon, East Windsor, Somers, Ellington, Tolland and Stafford and can help you schedule a COVID-19 vaccination appointment. The call center is open 8:30 am-4:30 pm Monday-Wednesday, 8:30 am-7 pm Thursday, 8:30 am-1 pm. Friday. Please call 860-896-4568


Vaccine Phases Information Pages

To learn more about the different vaccine release phases, please visit the CT Vaccine Phases information page

 

Create Your VAMS Account

If you are having difficulty scheduling your appointment through VAMS, please see these helpful links: VAMS Navigation Instructions and How to Create your VAMS Account and Schedule Your First Appointment

 

Those without internet access can call Connecticut’s COVID Vaccine Appointment Assistance Line at 877-918-2224.

 

COVID-19 Vaccine Information for Employers

View information from the State of Connecticut regarding COVID-19 Vaccine information for employers

Online VAMS Enrollment (for Eligible Individuals): dphsubmissions.ct.gov/OnlineVaccine

 

As a reminder COVID-19 drive-up testing sights are located at Johnson Memorial Hospital (201 Chestnut Hill Road) and CVS Pharmacy (37 West Main Street). To find additional testing sites, visit 211ct.org

 

 

COVID-19 RESOURCES - FOR CONNECTICUT STATE


Connecticut’s Official State Website – COVID-19 Information 

Connecticut residents are urged to continue taking precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Get the facts at www.ct.gov/coronavirus

 

Latest Guidance from the State of Connecticut:

www.portal.ct.gov/Coronavirus/Covid-19-Knowledge-Base/Latest-Guidance

 

Connecticut COVID-19 Executive Orders Regarding Travel: www.portal.ct.gov/Coronavirus/travel

 

Find a COVID-19 Testing Site Near You: 2-1-1 Search by Zip Code

www.211ct.org/search?terms=COVID-19%20Diagnostic%20Tests&page=1&location=06076&taxonomy_code=11048&service_area=union

 

Connecticut's COVID-19 Data Tracker

Average Daily Rate of COVID-19 Cases Among Persons Living in Community Settings per 100,000 Population by Town: www.portal.ct.gov/Coronavirus/COVID-19-Data-Tracker

 

Governor Lamont's Executive Orders

www.portal.ct.gov/Office-of-the-Governor/Governors-Actions/Executive-Orders/Governor-Lamonts-Executive-Orders

 

Sign up for Governor's email updates

www.portal.ct.gov/Office-of-the-Governor/News/Sign-Up-for-News-Updates

 

Individuals with Disabilities

The resources on this page are provided to ensure individuals with disabilities, and those who care for persons with disabilities, can continue to make informed decisions. In addition to the below resources, daily COVID-19 press briefings are uploaded to YouTube with closed captioning functionality, and picture-in-picture interpretation is included. At the direction of Governor Lamont, the Department of Aging and Disability Services has been incorporated into the Reopen Connecticut Advisory Board. www.portal.ct.gov/Coronavirus/Information-For/Individuals-with-Disabilities

 

CT Business Reopening and Recovery Center

This is your one-stop resource to help your business prepare, rebuild, and grow during the State’s emergency Coronavirus response. www.business.ct.gov/recovery


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MENTAL HEALTH & COPING DURING COVID-19

This continues to be a difficult time as Stafford, the State of Connecticut, and the entire country face increasing COVID-19 infections and restrictions. You may be experiencing anxiety, depression, sadness, and stress. In addition to calling the statewide 2-1-1 number for resources, the links below offer different resources for you and your family to help with your overall mental health. Stafford Family Services is also available for on-going therapy by appointment only (call 860-684-4239) if you need additional clinical supports. In an emergency, please remember to call 9-1-1.


Stafford Family Services

By phone (860) 684-4239 or email family.services@staffordct.org 

www.staffordct.org/family.php

(offices are currently closed to public)


Free resources to support mental health and wellness

https://portal.ct.gov/-/media/DMHAS/COVID-19/Resources/MHTTC__Coronavirus-Infographic-States-CT.pdf


Coping with Corona: Mental health supports in a pandemic

https://www.thehubct.org/post/2020/03/16/coping-with-corona-mental-health-supports-in-a-pandemic


Mental Health Technology Transfer Center Network

https://portal.ct.gov/-/media/DMHAS/COVID-19/Resources/DMHAS__Mental-Health-Resources_FINAL.pdf


Virtual Recovery Resources for Substance Use and Mental Illness

https://www.samhsa.gov/sites/default/files/virtual-recovery-resources.pdf

 

Connecticut State Department of Mental Health & Addiction Services

https://portal.ct.gov/DMHAS/Newsworthy/News-Items/DMHAS-Response-to-COVID-19

 

CDC COVID-19, Managing Stress & Anxiety

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prepare/managing-stress-anxiety.html

 

National Association of Mental Health - COVID-19 Information & Resources: https://www.nami.org/getattachment/About-NAMI/NAMI-News/2020/NAMI-Updates-on-the-Coronavirus/COVID-19-Updated-Guide-1.pdf

 

Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress

Tips For Social Distancing, Quarantine, And Isolation During An Infectious Disease Outbreak https://www.cstsonline.org/assets/media/documents/CSTS_FS_Corona_Taking_Care_of_Your_Family.pdf.pdf


Fact sheets and other resources to support the health and well-being of communities impacted by COVID-19

https://www.cstsonline.org/resources/resource-master-list/coronavirus-and-emerging-infectious-disease-outbreaks-response


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COVID-19 SCREENING

 

Johnson Memorial Hospital Drive-Through COVID-19 Screening

201 Chestnut Hill Road, Stafford Springs, CT

Monday - Friday: Beginning at 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. (Closed Saturday – Sunday), Directly in front of the Community Medical Education Center. Equipped to test patients 6 months and older. https://www.trinityhealthofne.org/find-a-service-or-specialty/covid-19/drive-through-covid-19-screening


Find a COVID-19 Testing Site Near You: 2-1-1 Search by Zip Code

www.211ct.org/search?terms=COVID-19%20Diagnostic%20Tests&page=1&location=06076&taxonomy_code=11048&service_area=union




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ADDITIONAL RESOURCES:

 

Johnson Memorial Hospital COVID-19 Resource Center

https://www.trinityhealthofne.org/coronavirus-information

 

North Central District Health Department 

http://www.ncdhd.org/

 

State of Connecticut

https://portal.ct.gov/coronavirus

 

Connecticut State Department of Public Health 

https://portal.ct.gov/DPH

 

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 

https://www.cdc.gov/

 

 




Current Covid-19 Information
Closing of Town Hall & Library
04-09-2020 - EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 7V
8-10-2021 Covid-19 Clinic
03-22-2020 - Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Needed
03-18-2020 - Town Clerk letter
03-18-2020 - Stafford Town Offices Closed to Public
03-18-2020 - Notice to Community from Water Pollution Control
03-17-2020 - Transfer Station Swap Shed Closed
03-17-2020 - North Central CT Probate Court COVID-19 Press Release
03-17-2020 - Temporary Building Department Procedures
03-16-2020 - Stafford Family Services
03-16-2020 - Stafford Public meetings Cancelled
03-15-2020 - Update on Modification of Warren Memorial Town Hall
03-13-2020 - Letter to Town of Stafford about COVID-19

Warren Memorial Town Hall • 1 Main Street • Primary Department Hours: M-W: 8-4:30, Th: 8-6:30

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