Governor's Update 3-30-20

March 31, 2020

Governor Ned Lamont announced details on the latest collaboration to assist in the state’s coordinated response to the COVID-19 pandemic. He is appointing the CEOs of three of the largest hospital systems in Connecticut – Hartford HealthCare, Nuvance Health, and Yale New Haven Health – to serve as co-chairs of the Governor’s Health System Response Team.

Also, he shared good news for small businesses – the sales and occupancy tax payments can be deferred to May to provide some administrative relief during this time. For more information, and to determine which businesses qualify: https://portal.ct.gov/DRS/COVID19/DRS-COVID-19-Response-FAQ.

To read all of the emergency orders issued during this emergency here, and read all of the news briefings here. Stay up-to-date on the state's COVID-19 response at ct.gov/coronavirus.

As the number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Connecticut continue to grow, we must maintain our social/physical distance and follow all the recommended precautions. HERE is the link for daily updates and general information.

The co-chairs of the Governor’s Health System Response Team include:

  • Jeffrey Flaks, President and CEO of Hartford Healthcare: Backus Hospital, Charlotte Hungerford Hospital, Hartford Hospital, The Hospital of Central Connecticut, MidState Medical Center, St. Vincent’s Medical Center, Windham Hospital
  • John Murphy, MD, President and CEO Nuvance Health: Danbury Hospital, New Milford Hospital, Norwalk Hospital, Sharon Hospital
  • Marna Borgstrom, CEO Yale New Haven Health: Bridgeport Hospital, Greenwich Hospital, Lawrence & Memorial Hospital, Yale New Haven Hospital, Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital

Here is the LINK to the full data report.
Read Press Release HERE.