Time is running out as Access Health CT deadlines approach for residents that lost health insurance due to job loss. People can enroll any time within 60 days of losing their job, but the deadline to enroll is approaching fast for those who lost their health insurance in early April.
Throughout the duration of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Governor has worked closely with health, business, workforce, and education experts to develop a strategy to reopen the state's economy cautiously and safely. The Reopen Connecticut report is now available for you to read.
Memorial Day is a moment where we remember and honor those who died while serving in the United States Armed Forces. Even during these trying times, it's important that we take a moment on Memorial Day to show them our love and gratitude.
The state has established new enforcement protocols to ensure businesses follow the Sector Rules for May 20th Reopen intended to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19. Local health officials, local law enforcement, and municipalities will be able to enforce the sector rules by inspecting businesses for compliance with public health and the reopen sector rules.
Connecticut businesses eligible to open on or soon after May 20 are required to self-certify to demonstrate they understand and will comply with COVID-19 rules and regulations set by the state. The process is quick and available online at business.ct.gov/recovery.
Today the Office of Early Childhood announced it launched CTCARES for Family Child Care to help licensed family child care providers during the COVID-19 public health emergency. This program connects licensed family child care providers with a Family Child Care Network to provide grant funding and other supports to help small, home-based providers keep their business running during this challenging time.
As a result of social distancing measures put into place and the continual decline in hospitalizations, Governor Lamont announced the state will begin a cautious, phased-in re-opening that is currently targeted for May 20th.