Town Hall is currently closed to the public, however all Town staff are working standard operating hours and available to assist citizens by phone or email. Most Town services remain available remotely or by mail/drop box, and select services are available by appointment only (e.g. Marriage Licenses).
Please use the links below to learn more about specific service offerings.
Reopen Connecticut Resources
- Sector Rules and Reopen Guidelines for Connecticut - updated per Governor's revisions on 7/24
- The Governor and the Reopen CT Advisory Board published the "Reopen CT Report" on May 26.
- Reopen CT Website - reopen.ct.gov
- If you believe a business is not complying with the state's Reopen Guidelines for their specific sector, click here to submit a complaint form to the state of Connecticut. - NEW
Assistance Programs - Daily Essentials & Mental Health
- Face Masks - Request a Homemade Mask made by Volunteers
- Finances - Financial Assistance for Eversource bills during pandemic
- Groceries -
- Mental Health - Resources for Daily Essentials and Mental Health
- Help Neighbors in Need - Support Glastonbury Gives (Food/Fuel Banks and Assistance Programs) - Option to Donate Online!
Staying Busy - Virtual Programming, Entertainment, etc.
- Stay Home, Stay Safe, Stay Engaged
- Status of Local Businesses - List from Chamber of Commerce
- Virtual and Remote Programming - Parks & Recreation, Senior Services, etc.
- Youth & Family Services Virtual Programs, Resources, and more.
Health and Safety
- COVID-19 Testing Options - Helpful overview developed by FDA
- How to Make Your Own Cloth Face Mask (Sew and No Sew Options) From CDC
- Request a Homemade Mask made by Volunteers
- Advice for Pet Owners Re: COVID-19 - updated 7/7
- If you need instructions on how to fit test an N95 mask, please use the following links:
News Updates & Resources
- Covid-19 Press Releases
- COVID-19 Projections
- State of Connecticut Updates - visit www.ct.gov/coronavirus
- If you would like to opt OUT of receiving the Everbridge / CT Alert messages to your phone or email, please click here to update your preferences on the CT Alert website.
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Glastonbury Websites for Local Business Hours/Operations
Many residents and community groups in town have created websites dedicated to helping to promote the restaurants, retail shops, and other businesses that are open for business during this pandemic. Please visit the sites below for information on where to get takeout food, shop retail, and more!
- CT River Valley Chamber of Commerce - See Who's Open Business List
- Glastonbury Eats - View restaurants that are still open and filter by type of establishment (e.g. brewery, restaurant, etc.) - Visit https://www.gburyeatz.com/
- It's What's Local - Created by EB Taylor Photography, this new Glastonbury-centric website features local businesses who are open and ready for your business - Https://www.itswhatslocal.com
- Lockdown Eats - An app for listing the location of restaurants, beverage retailers, and other food stores which are open and operating under the new physical distancing requirements. https://www.lockdowneats.info/glastonbury/
- Takeout East of the River, Glastonbury and Surrounding Towns - Facebook page
We're Here to Help
Our knowledgeable Customer Service Representatives are available by phone or email and will be checking voicemails and emails regularly during normal business hours (Monday-Friday, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm). Please contact them with any questions or assistance needs at (860) 652-7710 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
We appreciate your patience as we make every effort to balance the health of Glastonbury staff and community members with the ability to maintain standard operations. As always, if you are feeling ill, have traveled to a high risk area for COVID-19, or have been in contact with anyone who has symptoms or has traveled to such areas, please refrain from going to any public facilities or coming into contact with others. For the most up-to-date and accurate information regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19), please visit www.cdc.gov/coronavirus or use the links in the "Resources" section below.
For more information on the virus, the symptoms, how it spreads, and how you can protect yourself, please visit the Questions and Answers web page from the World Health Organization
- CT United Way and 211 - Dial 2-1-1 or visit www.211.ct.org and enter "coronavirus" in the search bar.
- Resources for Households from the CDC
- World Health Organization Advice for the Public
- Hartford Healthcare 24 hour hotline - Manned by healthcare professionals, this resource is available for the general public and clinicians who have questions and concerns about coronavirus (COVID-19). It is . The hotline number is (860) 972-8100 or (toll-free) (833)-621-0600. Officials say those with symptoms should call the hotline first before going to a doctor or seeing a medical professional.
If you are traveling out of country contact your airline for any special instructions or procedures.
Coronavirus - Background Information
Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses found in both animals and humans. Some infect people and are known to cause illness ranging from the common cold to more severe diseases such as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS). Federal and state public health agencies are monitoring the novel coronavirus (COVID 19). Daily updates are available from regular news channels.
The following information and resources were gathered from the CDC, World Health Org., 2-1-1, and CT United Way.
HOW CAN I HELP PROTECT MYSELF
Good hand hygiene is key to protecting your health and the following actions are always encouraged to keep you/your family healthy:
- Wash hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If soap and water are not available, use alcohol-based hand sanitizer
- Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands
- Avoid close contact with people who are sick
- Stay home when you are sick
- Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.
- Wash your hands after coughing or sneezing.
- Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces