The Works: Thursday, June 25, 2020

A City of Stamford Newsletter

“What we want to do here in the State of Connecticut is if you come up from those states – and you haven’t been tested and you haven’t had a negative test – you’ve got to quarantine for 14 days.”

Governor Ned Lamont


What’s in this newsletter?

  1. From the Mayor’s Office: Announcements from Mayor David Martin.

COVID-19 Updates: The latest information about the COVID-19 pandemic.

  1. Community: Information affecting residents in Stamford.
    • Includes information from the State of Connecticut affecting residents in Stamford.
  2. Services & Schools: Updates to City services and Stamford Public Schools.
  3. Events & Meetings: Upcoming events or legislative meetings in Stamford.

The content of this newsletter is compiled by the City of Stamford and relies on information provided by City staff, state elected officials, local organizations, health professionals, and members of the community. If you have information that should be included in this newsletter — or believe some information is incorrect — please contact the City’s Communications Assistant Arthur Augustyn using this form.


From the Mayor’s Office:

  • The City of Stamford announced it successfully negotiated tentative agreements with the UAW union and the MAA union that would avoid layoffs for City workers in these unions.
    • The City continues to negotiate with all other unions to make the necessary budget cuts in accordance with the City budget passed earlier this month.

COVID-19 Updates

Community

  • The City of Stamford’s Fourth of July Fireworks Show has been canceled this year due to budget cuts as a result of the economic impact of COVID-19 on Stamford’s community.
  • There will be a mask giveaway and pop-up testing available on Saturday, June 27 at the Union Baptist Church, 805 Newfield Avenue from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
    • Pre-register online at drtabby.org.
    • Testing is provided at no cost.

State

  • Governor Ned Lamont of Connecticut, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo of New York, and Governor Phil Murphy of New Jersey announced a joint incoming travel advisory that all individuals traveling from states with significant community spread of COVID-19 self-quarantine for a 14-day period from the time of last contact within the identified state.
    • This self-quarantine applies to any person arriving from a state with a positive test rate higher than 10 per 100,000 residents or a state with a 10 percent or higher positivity rate over a 7-day rolling average.
  • Governor Ned Lamont and Education Commissioner Miguel Cardona announced details of the framework to allow all students – in all school districts statewide – the opportunity to have access to in-school, full-time instruction at the beginning of the 2020-21 academic year, as long as public health data continues to support this model.
    • Social distancing, facial coverings, frequent handwashing, enhanced cleaning, and cohorting will be used in classrooms.
  • Connecticut’s Department of Motor Vehicles partially reopened by appointment only. Open locations so far include Bridgeport, Waterbury, Hamden and Enfield. Not all services are available at all locations.
    • Click here for details.

Services & Schools

  • No recent updates.

Events & Meetings

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