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Connecticut State Reopening - Phase 2
Governor Ned Lamont has announced that businesses scheduled to reopen in Phase 2 will now be able to do so on June 17th, ahead of the Father’s Day holiday weekend. This includes indoor dining at restaurants.
Phase 2 allows a wide range of additional businesses to reopen and expands the services for some of the sectors that successfully opened in Phase 1. Specific rules are now available for the following sectors. Click here for the specific rules.
• Amusement Parks
• Indoor dining
• Indoor museums, zoos, and aquariums
• Indoor recreation (e.g., bowling, movie theatres, etc.)
• Outdoor events
• Personal services (e.g., nail salons, tattoo parlors, etc.)
• Sports and fitness facilities (e.g., gyms, fitness centers, pools, etc.)
The sector-specific rules include detailed information and requirements about physical distancing, facility capacity, hygiene, sanitizing, signage, personal protective equipment (PPE), scheduling, training and more.
Beginning Monday, businesses and non-profits planning to reopen on June 17 as part of Phase 2, need to visit Connecticut’s self-certification website to certify that they are compliant with the reopening rules for their sector.
Connecticut State Reopening - Phase 1
Governor Ned Lamont's administration has released documents detailing specific rules that eligible businesses falling under phase 1 of Connecticut’s reopening plans must follow amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The first phase – which includes restaurants; offices; hair salons and barbershops; retail stores; and outdoor museums and zoos – is currently planned to take effect beginning May 20.
The protocols for reopening were developed by Governor Lamont, members of his office, and the Department of Economic and Community Development, in consultation with legislators and recommendations made by the Reopen Connecticut Advisory Group, which consists of several of the state’s leading medical experts and representatives of several business and industry groups.
News About Reopening
Retool your Skill Set for Connecticut's Reopening
The COVID-19 pandemic has brought with it a time of uncertainty and concern, not the least being the long-term impact on our economy. As a community we must commit to emerging from the pandemic stronger than before and better prepared to adapt and succeed. The governor has announced the expansion of SkillUp CT for any resident who is unemployed during the COVID-19 pandemic
. This at-home learning program offers free online job training and access to 5,000 courses in information technology (IT), business analysis, customer service and project management, just to name a few. To find out more or enroll in the program click here.
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Keeping the Workplace Safe during the Reopen
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Connecticut now has rapid-testing services:
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State of Connecticut's Actions Related to COVID-19 - A Comprehensive Summary
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