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Stories tagged COVID-19

Showing 2/25/2021 to 11/20/2020

COVID-19: Memorial observance on Monday

Updated, 6:10 p.m.: Additional comment from Mayor Harry Rilling. NORWALK, Conn. – Norwalk will be observing COVID-19 Memorial Day... (Read more)

2 / 25 / 2021

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Breaking with national recommendations, Lamont says Connecticut’s vaccine rollout will now be prioritized by age

Teachers and other school workers still to be prioritized Gov. Ned Lamont said Monday he is throwing out the... (Read more)

2 / 22 / 2021

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Who can get vaccinated against COVID in Connecticut, and when? Here’s what you need to know

Gov. Ned Lamont has overhauled the COVID-19 vaccine rollout, prioritizing people based on age rather than on underlying medical conditions,... (Read more)

2 / 22 / 2021

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Norwalk awards $5K grants to 30 small businesses

NORWALK, Conn. — Thirty small Norwalk businesses were chosen to receive $5,000 grants Thursday, out of 234 applicants. The... (Read more)

2 / 19 / 2021

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Rilling, Lamont, promote COVID-19 vaccinations

NORWALK, Conn. — The Norwalk Health Department has vaccinated more than 2,700 Norwalk citizens against COVID-19, and none have... (Read more)

2 / 17 / 2021

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Connecticut opens COVID vaccinations to 65 and older

Connecticut will lower the threshold for COVID-19 inoculations on Thursday from age 75 to 65, expanding the availability of... (Read more)

2 / 8 / 2021

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Why COVID-19 won’t kill cities

Editor’s note: For those of you who live in cities, ask yourself: What it is about your urban lifestyle... (Read more)

2 / 7 / 2021

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Hospitals get $40M of CT’s federal pandemic relief fund

Gov. Ned Lamont assigned $40 million of Connecticut’s emergency pandemic relief from Washington, D.C. to aid hospitals — a... (Read more)

2 / 5 / 2021

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‘It’s a nightmare:’ A growing number of seniors are unable to book vaccine appointments as problems mount

For weeks, the state’s top elected officials have touted how well Connecticut is doing in its coronavirus vaccine rollout.... (Read more)

1 / 23 / 2021

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COVID-19 update: Nine recent deaths, 7,600 total positives

NORWALK, Conn. — The Norwalk COVID-19 death toll has risen to 191. Mayor Harry Rilling’s Saturday coronavirus update said... (Read more)

1 / 17 / 2021

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What you need to know about the new COVID-19 variants

Editor’s note: Two new strains of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 called B.1.1.7 and B.1.351 have been found in... (Read more)

1 / 17 / 2021

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CT formally expands next group of COVID vaccines to those age 65 and up

Lamont urges patience as the state receives only 46,000 doses per week Gov. Ned Lamont said Thursday that he... (Read more)

1 / 14 / 2021

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NPS is gambling with an important asset: its employees’ well-being

Norwalk Superintendent of Schools Alexandra Estrella has announced changes to the district’s COVID-19 policies, which include requiring non-quarantined staff... (Read more)

1 / 10 / 2021

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Connecticut confirms two cases of new U.K. coronavirus variant

Two New Haven County residents under the age of 25 have tested positive for a new, more transmissible variant... (Read more)

1 / 8 / 2021

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COVID-19: More sad news; NPS adapting; City vaccinates

NORWALK, Conn. — Norwalk has lost an additional eight citizens due to COVID-19, Mayor Harry Rilling’s Tuesday update said.... (Read more)

1 / 6 / 2021

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More than 75,000 COVID vaccines administered in CT, among top rates in US

Gov. Ned Lamont said Monday that by the end of the week, all residents and staff in Connecticut’s 211... (Read more)

1 / 5 / 2021

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Rilling reports seven COVID-19 deaths

NORWALK, Conn. — Norwalk has announced an additional seven deaths due to COVID-19. Mayor Harry Rilling’s Tuesday update reported... (Read more)

12 / 30 / 2020

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NPS, struggling with COVID, looks to Remote Learning 2.0

NORWALK, Conn. — Norwalk Public Schools is re-tuning its efforts as the COVID-19 pandemic wears on, hoping to keep... (Read more)

12 / 16 / 2020

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COVID-19 vaccine controversy highlighted by Westport ‘warrior’

NORWALK, Conn. — As Norwalk healthcare workers prepare to administer vaccines for COVID-19, a Westport chiropractor is telling anyone... (Read more)

12 / 15 / 2020

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COVID-19 takes a toll

NORWALK, Conn. — Three more Norwalk elders have died due to COVID-19, Mayor Harry Rilling’s Friday update indicates. Kendall... (Read more)

12 / 12 / 2020

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COVID-19: West Rocks closes

NORWALK, Conn. —West Rocks Middle School has joined the list of closed Norwalk Public Schools facilities. “NPS was notified... (Read more)

12 / 11 / 2020

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Over 14,000 sign petition calling for governor to close schools unless safety recommendations are met

Leaders from the state’s largest education unions gathered outside the state Capitol on Thursday to call on Gov. Ned... (Read more)

12 / 11 / 2020

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COVID-19: Three schools close

Updated, 12:03 p.m.: Another school closing. NORWALK, Conn. — Three additional Norwalk schools have closed due to COVID-19. Cranbury... (Read more)

12 / 10 / 2020

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COVID-19: Tragic losses; school closures

NORWALK, Conn. — Norwalk has lost another three citizens to COVID-19 and two more schools have switched to remote... (Read more)

12 / 9 / 2020

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First doses of COVID vaccine could be administered in CT in mid-December

About 380,000 health care workers, nursing home residents and first responders will have received the first doses of an... (Read more)

12 / 6 / 2020

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COVID-19: Roton closes, Norwalk prepares to vaccinate

NORWALK, Conn. — Roton Middle School has joined the list of Norwalk schools on remote learning, and the City... (Read more)

12 / 2 / 2020

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Lamont urges residents to temper holiday gatherings to guard against COVID spread

Rebuffs call from teachers’ unions to end in-school instruction after Thanksgiving Gov. Ned Lamont appealed Monday for Connecticut residents... (Read more)

11 / 24 / 2020

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Please – stay home

Dear Norwalk, Fairfield County, State of Connecticut, Everyone: I am quite sad today as I look at the news,... (Read more)

11 / 21 / 2020

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Testing, school protocols, resource needs highlight Norwalk’s COVID town hall

NORWALK, Conn. – With the number of cases continuing to rise across Norwalk, the state of Connecticut, and across... (Read more)

11 / 20 / 2020

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ICYMI headlines: Former Norwalk HR director arrested, D’Amelio misstep

NORWALK, Conn. — Here is a list of recent headlines of note, from a COVID-19 vaccination roundup to a... (Read more)

11 / 20 / 2020

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