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Town of Stafford Covid-19 Information

General Information  
Contacts: James Desso - Emergency Management Director
Joseph Comarella - Deputy Emergency Management Director
Frank Falcone - Deputy Emergency Management Director
Location: Stafford Resident Troopers Office
2 Main Street
Phone: (860) 247-8920 (EMD Director)
Fax: (860) 684-4437
Emails: 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.




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




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:



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



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



Sign up for Governor's email 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



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 


(offices are currently closed to public)

Free resources to support mental health and wellness


Coping with Corona: Mental health supports in a pandemic


Mental Health Technology Transfer Center Network


Virtual Recovery Resources for Substance Use and Mental Illness



Connecticut State Department of Mental Health & Addiction Services



CDC COVID-19, Managing Stress & Anxiety



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





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






Johnson Memorial Hospital COVID-19 Resource Center



North Central District Health Department 



State of Connecticut



Connecticut State Department of Public Health 



Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 




Current Covid-19 Information
Covid-19 Clinics in Stafford
03-18-2020 - Town Clerk letter
03-18-2020 - Notice to Community from Water Pollution Control

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