Dr. David Katz is strongly in favor of wearing face masks when we go outside, so if we have the coronavirus we won’t spread it.
Administrators say the federal Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act precludes the mental health and substance abuse facility from releasing individual information.
Cloth masks is not as are not as effective as medical-grade surgical masks, which is why Dr. Daniel Barron believes a plastic face shield is important.
Joann Rubino brought her cell phone outside to the balcony and swept the camera around for a neighborhood panorama. The sky blazed a brilliant blue, the apartment buildings an unmistakable burnt sienna.
LITCHFIELD — The owners of the Litchfield Distillery said they would never have envisioned that they would be forsaking their spirits production and working overtime with a small crew to provide hand sanitizer, which they are giving away for free. Co-owner Jack Baker said, “We started produc…
WASHINGTON — Since you can’t come to the Institute for Native American Studies, the Institute is bringing the Museum to you, virtually. Although they not able to welcome you on-site, the staff is doing everything they can to stay connected to you and to the community. You can keep in touch w…
“Maureen Zeiner, who has been a pharmacist with us for more than 30 years, will manage the New Hartford store,” Joe Petricone said.
One challenge for local government is how to allow boards and commissions to hold meetings, since most are held in a public forum and allow public participation.
The coronavirus has closed many churches and other buildings where AA and other groups meet. Zoom, an online meeting app, is a popular alternative.
Durland Fish, retired professor at the Yale School of Public Health, has developed simple habits over the years that can be used against COVID-19.
Some municipal beaches and parks and playgrounds are closed, as well as certain state park facilities, such as the Meigs Point Nature Center at Hammonasset.
The spread of novel coronavirus, which causes COVID-19, has become an international public health crisis, with people sickened worldwide, including 159 confirmed cases in Connecticut as of Thursday night
“We’re trying to motivate the employees and make them understand this is something that is absolutely necessary, we’re saving lives,” the CEO said.
BROOKFIELD — The Brookfield Republican Town Committee elected George Blass as its new chairman recently, said an email from the organization. Blass, a 26-year Brookfield resident, businessman and long-time member of the Planning Commission, unseated outgoing Chair Loretta Donovan by a vote o…
LITCHFIELD — The sign on Route 118 reads “Wisdom House Retreat & Conference Center.” It hardly does justice to this unique and comprehensive place. Drive up to the complex of buildings and be prepared to enter a fascinating environment, offering spiritual, intellectual, challenging, and …
Software offerings like WebEx and GoToMeeting make it easier for workers to telecommute; experts say the practice requires a certain mindset from employees and managers.
Homodeus, the company that is developing the coronavirus test, is one of several of Rothberg’s companies based out of a business incubator.
“This dispensation is offered with the understanding that some will still wish to attend Mass, while others may be less willing...,” Archbishop Blair said.
With variable rate electric generation contracts, a customer’s supply rate fluctuates from month to month based on market prices.
LITCHFIELD — Litchfield Piano Works owner Joe DiBlasi recently renovated his Route 202 building, creating a space to serve his tenants who provide music and voice lessons as well as a chiropractor and a karate school.
Wendy Metcalfe, the VP of content and editor-in-chief of Hearst Connecticut Media, discusses the role journalists have during a time of uncertainty like the coronavirus outbreak.
Some remain open with signs on the door asking residents to consider their own health before entering; others are closed.
A new survey indicates the pandemic is hitting manufacturers around the country hard, particularly those that rely on raw materials and parts coming from China.
By canceling events and keeping distance from others, the ability of Covid-19 is reduced and the steep increase in cases is flattened.
While some communities have been told to prepare enough food for a month inside their homes, for many who utilize soup kitchens, that’s not possible.
Education and municipal officials across the state are scrambling to provide food to children who typically get one or more meals in school.
People who call 833-ASK-YNHH with concerns about the coronavirus can talk to a doctor and find out whether they should be tested for the illness.
RAILROAD HISTORY: The Barkhamsted Historical Society presents Barkhamsted resident and railroad enthusiast, Scott Johnstone, speaking on the history of the railroad that went through town, specifically the 1892 incident when a railroad car blew up, 7 p.m., March 13, Barkhamsted Senior center…
LITCHFIELD — For several houses of worship in the Litchfield Hills, it has become a struggle of faith to continue, and some have been forced to close and sell their church buildings, find a new church to attend, or search for a radical new approach.
HARWINTON — Now in its fourth year, the Harwinton Lions Food Truck Festival has expanded its partnership with the Harwinton Agricultural Society to a two-day festival. The two organizations will present Taste of Harwinton from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. May 30-31 at the Harwinton Fairgrounds, 150 Locust Road.
TORRINGTON — It takes a caring community to make a telethon successful, and for the last 41 years, the greater Torrington area has stepped up to help beat childhood cancer by taking part or pledging money to the annual Tim Driscoll St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Telethon.
WINSTED — A longtime resident and Native American musician will be honored posthumously by the New England Music Hall of Fame, one of 10 individuals to join the inaugural class, according to a statement.
WOODBURY — The March 15 concert with Connecticut-based husband and wife duo, Handler and Levesque, presented by the Friends of the Woodbury Senior Community Center, at 2 p.m. March 15 has been canceled.
On Thursday, which was supposed to be the food bank’s last day, Director Karen Thomas and board President Dan Hartnett said the community saved them.
Blumenthal said he assumed those measures were ongoing, but recent reports of people leaving airports without being screened has sparked concern.
The 50-year-old is in critical condition, while his wife and two children, and the neighbor who drove him to the hospital, also have the virus.
Leigh Appleby, a spokesman for the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities system said the system began planning a response in January.
MOVIE AT THE WARNER: The Warner Theatre will host the CT film premier of “Just One More Kiss,” starring CT native Patrick Zeller in the Nancy Marine Studio Theatre, 8 p.m. March 6. Zeller and featured actor Stink Fisher will be at the screening. For tickets and information call 860-489-7180 …
Lisa Shaia said her research revealed that there were no specific yoga classes for children offered on a regular basis in the area.