What Connecticut Needs to Know about Coronavirus
Connecticut Public will be continually updating this page with the most recent information about the COVID-19 virus, its spread, and what you can do to prepare and keep yourself and those around you healthy.
Deadlines To Enroll In 2021 Health Insurance Coverage Are Fast Approaching For Conn. Residents
Hartford Foundation Awards Five Community Colleges Grants To Support Students Amid The Pandemic
November 30: Completion rates for low-income Black and Latinx students enrolled in Connecticut’s two-year public colleges were already low before COVID-19 hit, and the pandemic has exacerbated the challenges they face. The Hartford Foundation for Public Giving is helping out some of those students through grants it has awarded to five community colleges. FULL STORY »
Connecticut Hasn't Commuted A Single Prisoner's Sentence Since Before The Pandemic
November 30: As COVID-19 drags on and advocates continue to pressure state officials to release people from prisons and jails, the Board of Pardons and Paroles has a tool that, in the words of the U.S. Supreme Court, gives them “unfettered discretion” to commute a person’s sentence and shorten the length of time spent behind bars. But the BOPP has not issued a commutation since 2019 and is not currently accepting applications. READ MORE »
Map: 151 Connecticut Towns Now At COVID-19 'Red' Alert, 6 More At 'Orange'
November 30: State public health officials say 151 towns are now at the highest alert level for COVID-19. Connecticut is made up of 169 cities and towns. That means the latest DPH data indicate only 12 towns, mostly in the northwest corner of Connecticut, remain outside the state’s two most urgent COVID response frameworks. READ MORE »
Governor Lamont's Daily News Briefing On Coronavirus
Governor Lamont's News Briefing On Coronavirus
Governor Lamont's Coronavirus response press briefings will be available each day.
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