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Online Grocery Shopping Available For SNAP Recipients

June 4, 2020

Families and individuals participating in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) with transportation challenges have struggled with their food shopping needs during the COVID-19 pandemic.

In order to address this concern, recipients in Connecticut are now allowed to use food stamps to order groceries online at locations including ShopRite, Amazon and Walmart. EBT cards may be used to buy food for delivery or curbside pickup.

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Enrollment Deadline Ticking Down

June 2, 2020

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.

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Honoring Our Veterans this Memorial Day

May 22, 2020

Memorial Day is a moment where we remember and honor those who died while serving in the United States Armed Forces.

Unfortunately, because of the COVID-19 pandemic, parades and other public events have been canceled. However, there are still safe ways to honor those who gave their life for our country. Check out this Hartford Courant article for some ideas.

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Resources for Victims/Survivors of Domestic Violence

May 13, 2020

The COVID-19/coronavirus public health emergency has created safety implications for residents across the state. With the implementation of social distancing and shelter-in-place orders, there is an increased risk of domestic violence as vulnerable residents become further isolated and additional pressures develop that may exacerbate an already abusive relationship.

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