Family Health Resources
Questions? Please contact:
Katrina Cote, RN, BSN NRP,
EASTCONN School Nurse Facilitator
Message from the Northeast District Department of Health:
Please note that the CDC advises that cloth face coverings should not be placed on young children under age 2, anyone who has trouble breathing, or is unconscious, incapacitated or otherwise unable to remove the mask without assistance.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Recommends Use of Cloth Face Coverings
CDC now recommends wearing cloth face coverings in public settings where other social distancing measures are difficult to maintain especially in areas of significant community-based transmission. Maintaining 6-feet social distancing remains critical to slowing the spread of the virus.
Safety for Essential Employers and Employees
CDC has released more detailed, specific guidance regarding Critical Workers who may have been exposed to COVID-19: Critical Worker Guidelines
All Connecticut workplaces considered essential must follow Safe Workplace Rules for Essential Employers
Retail Establishments - Connecticut stores permitted to stay open under the "Stay Safe, Stay Home" executive order must follow Essential Safe Store Rules that detail requirements such as a cap on occupancy at 50% capacity, and floor markings measuring 6 feet at checkout lines, among other items:
Cleaning and Disinfecting
Check frequently for additional information and updated guidance:
State of CT: https://portal.ct.gov/Coronavirus General questions: 2-1-1
Connecticut Department of Education Resources