The Connecticut Office of Early Childhood has launched the CTCARES for Frontline Workers Program, which was created to help frontline workers struggling with the costs of child care during the COVID-19 pandemic. The program provides subsidies directly to child care providers so that children can get the care they need while their parents or guardians are able to get to work.
Governor Lamont issued an executive order to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 and Cloth face coverings or a higher level of protection are now required in public wherever close contact is unavoidable.
During times of crisis, we come together like no one else. I am launching an effort with my colleagues in the House of Representatives to honor our friends and neighbors who are going above and beyond. Do you know a first responder, health care worker, grocery clerk, teacher, child, or anyone who is doing a great job for others behind the scenes?
While many of us are still learning to adapt to the new daily changes, it is understandable that stress and anxiety may take an inevitable toll and I want to share some important resources that can help with coping with the mental and emotional impact of this pandemic.