We have increasing numbers of children getting infected and hospitalized as a result of COVID-19 infections.
Also, health experts fear that we may experience a “twindemic,” with both flu and COVID cases rising together. Continue Reading →
Of Connecticut’s 169 municipalities, 81 are at the “red zone alert level” meaning they have high community spread. Greenwich is currently in the “orange zone alert level”, signifying significant community spread. Continue Reading →
GPS will conduct a virtual Town Hall meeting, on a date to be determined shortly, as it relates to the opening of school and COVID. Continue Reading →
On May 19, the CT Dept of Public Health will issue revised recommendations for masks in businesses, large gatherings and events, and other settings, as well as more detailed descriptions of the settings where masks will continue to be required. Continue Reading →
The Dept of Health recommends parents not use their own email to register their child for a vaccine because the VAMS system requires a unique email address. Continue Reading →
The CDC recommends wearing cloth face coverings in public settings where other social distancing measures are difficult to maintain, including grocery stores and pharmacies. Continue Reading →
“Take breaks from watching, reading, or listening to news stories and social media.” – Lori Contadino, MS, Director, Greenwich Commission on Aging Continue Reading →
The Major Disaster Declaration requested by Gov Lamont was approved Sunday, meaning impacted state agencies and municipalities in all 8 counties will be reimbursed for 75% of costs for their response and emergency protective measures. Continue Reading →
A startling 8 percent of Americans will contract the flu this season. Only 30 to 40 percent of the US population seeks vaccination each season. Continue Reading →
The lab in the lower level of Greenwich Town Hall will examine any ticks residents bring to determine whether they carry the bacteria that correlates to Lyme Disease.
In most cases, a tick must be attached for 36-48 hours or more before the Lyme disease bacterium can be transmitted.
Female ticks and nymphs are more likely to carry this bacteria, so the lab will determine whether the tick is male or female. The lab fee of $65.00 only applies to female ticks. Continue Reading →