Infrared thermometers securedMay 18, 2020
Connecticut has secured 50,000 infrared thermometers for small businesses, nonprofits, and places of worship to support safe reopening activities amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
The infrared thermometers will serve as a small, but necessary step in keeping people safe.
Small businesses, nonprofits, and places of worship that would like to request equipment from the state’s supply of infrared thermometers can fill out a form online at ct.gov/coronavirus in the “Access to Personal Protective Equipment” section, or through the links provided below:
- Small businesses: Any small business in the state that has between 2 and 100 employees are eligible to receive one thermometer per physical address. Eligible businesses seeking to request thermometers should click here.
- Nonprofits: Nonprofits located within Connecticut are eligible to receive one thermometer per physical address. To request thermometers for nonprofits, click here. Social services and direct care nonprofits may request a thermometer through the process outlined in this memo.
- Places of worship: Places of worship are eligible to receive one thermometer per physical address. To request thermometers for places of worship, click here.
The state is partnering with the Connecticut Business and Industry Association and its affiliate CONNSTEP to distribute the thermometers. They will be delivered to the municipalities in which the organizations are located, and then the municipalities will contact the recipient entities to inform them of a time and location they can pick up their requested equipment.