With the rapidly evolving information for for the COVIC-19 virus in New Canaan, here is a link to the Town of New Canaan CORONAVIRUS update site ! It will have updated information regarding the Town and State actions and protocols regarding this crisis. Please check the town site regularly for updates and up to date information.
Also a if you are on Facebook, follow the New Canaan Office of Emergency Management or OEM Facebook page for updates on the virus !
“The following is an update as to actions taken by the Town of New Canaan to educate, protect and prepare our community during the coronavirus outbreak.
All residents are asked to take personal responsibility for their health and the health of their family members through active monitoring of their health. This should include twice daily temperature checks and the following preventative measures:
Frequent handwashing with soap for at least 20 seconds and use of hand sanitizers, with at least 60% alcohol, when soap is not available
Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth
Cough into a tissue and then throw the tissue away. If tissues aren’t available, cough into your elbow
Stay home when you are sick
Contact your personal physician if you have concerns about your health
Use extra care to clean and disinfect surfaces, including door handles, cell phones and keyboards
Use household products specifically designed to disinfect
The State has implemented a coronavirus hotline for general questions. Call 211 or text “CTCOVID” to 898211.”