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Effective August 23, an indoor mask policy is in effect in the Town of Fairfield. 
 

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5/18/2021 - COVID-19 RESOURCE PAGE

COVID-19 RESOURCE PAGE

FAIRFIELD: For the latest information on Fairfield's case rate including charts and data, visit the Health Department's COVID-19 Page.

STATE OF CT: For the most up-to-date information from the State of Connecticut on COVID-19, residents can visitct.gov/coronavirus.You can also subscribe to text message alerts from the state by texting the keyword COVIDCTto888-777.





Vaccine

Due to significantly reduced demand, the Fairfield Health Department is no longer conducting vaccination clinics at the moment. In the last eight months, they administered more than 25,322 vaccinations into the arms of Connecticut resident.

ELIGIBILITY: 
ALL individuals in Connecticut over the age of 12 are eligible to schedule a vaccination appointment.

 *Please note, Pfizer is currently the only vaccine that is approved for individuals 12 and older. Moderna and Johnson & Johnson are only approved for those over the age of 18 years.

For all those 12 and older, you should complete the State form below



  • CT Vaccine Portal for locations throughout the State
  • Yale New Haven Health - If your Doctor is affiliated with Yale New Haven Health you can create an appointment through MyChart.
  • Hartford HealthCare - Hartford HealthCare is taking vaccination appointments at several locations, including St. Vincent's Hospital in Bridgeport. For more information, you can find it here.
  • Stamford Hospital - You can check your eligibility and schedule an appointment with Stamford Hospital. For more information, please click here.
  • Walgreens - There are limited Walgreens Pharmacies who are offering COVID-19 vaccinations throughout CT. For more information and a list of their locations, please see their website.
  • CVS - There are limited CVS Pharmacies who are offering COVID-19 vaccinations throughout CT, and those that are allow for walk-ins. For more information and a list of their locations, please see their website.

Veteran's Affairs VA CT- Eligibility includes anyone who served in the military, spouses of veterans, and caregivers of veterans. Hosting several walk-in clinics. No appointment necessary.

FAIRFIELD VACCINE INFORMATION
The Fairfield Health Department employees may be calling individuals who received their COVID-19 vaccine at our clinics. While the COVID-19 vaccine is provided free of charge, the State will reimburse vaccine distributors for the administration fee when we submit a claim with valid insurance.
 
As we try to confirm missing insurance data, a member of our staff may be reaching out to obtain this information or to confirm the insurance information we have on file. If you receive one of these calls, please provide your primary insurance and member ID, including Medicare, Husky or Medicaid. If you do not have insurance, we will ask for your Driver’s License number. Our staff will NEVER ask for social security or bank information. If you received a call and but are still concerned, please call our Health Department office at 203-256-3020.




Mental Health Resources

Being a parent or caregiver during COVID can be extremely stressful. It is perfectly normal to be experiencing varying emotions and feel overwhelmed. No matter what you're feeling, we're here to listen. There are free options to help you talk through your crisis--and to send help when necessary.

Fairfield Social Services is here to help. Call 203-256-3170 for more information.

Parents and caregivers can call the toll-free Talk It Out line to discuss their feelings in a judgement-free environment. Call: 1-833-258-5011 or Visit: www.talkitoutct.com

Resources for Mental Health:If you or a loved one is struggling
-CT Information Hotline211 or go to www.211ct.org for mobile crisis support for individuals and/or children.
-The Hub CTis Southwest Connecticut’s Regional Behavioral Health Action Organization. Check their website for useful resources for mental health, prevention and wellness. https://www.thehubct.org/
-Mental Health Crisis Text Line- Text “SHARE” to 741741
-National Suicide Prevention Lifeline:800-273-TALK (8255)
-Kids in Crisis also has a 24-hour hotline for assistance 203-661-1911.
-NAMI(National Alliance on Mental Health):If you need to talk to someone, text NAMI to 741741 or call the NAMI Helpline at 1-800-950-NAMI (6264).
-Alcoholics Anonymous- Click here to find a meeting.
-Bridgeport Hospital’s REACH Programis an intensive outpatient program (IOP) for children, adolescents, adults and seniors. REACH is accessible to anyone, and covered by Medicare, Medicaid, and most commercial insurance programs. Please click this link to learn more about the extensive range of treatment options available.



HELP FOR DOMESTIC VIOLENCE VICTIMS
The Center for Family Justice has hotline numbers to those who are in crisis and need our free and confidential services.
The hotline numbers are:
Domestic Violence: 203-384-9559
Sexual Violence: 203-333-2233




Testing

Thanks to a partnership with Yale New Haven Health, Fairfield's drive-through COVID-19 testing location at 140 Mill Plain Road opened Monday, March 1st.The location is open for testing seven days a week from 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM to all Connecticut residents and populations, including pre-procedure, asymptomatic, symptomatic, and healthcare workers. 

You can view a compilation of COVID-19 testing locations, including 140 Mill Plain Road, by clicking the "Testing Locations" button below.





Funeral Assistance

FEMA is providing financial assistance for COVID-19 related funeral expenses incurred after January 20, 2020. For more information: click here.




Contact Tracing

The primary purpose of contact tracing is to identify and notify direct contacts of confirmed cases as quickly as possible and to ensure those exposed are self-quarantining. The information provided in the interviews with confirmed cases helps reduce the potential spread of the virus in our community.

Any Fairfield resident who tests positive for COVID-19 and has not received a phone call from the Fairfield Health Department or the Connecticut COVID Tracing system within 24 hours of receiving their result is urged to contact the Fairfield Health Department at 203-256-3022. Calls received after hours or on weekends, will be returned by the next business day.





Businesses

Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RRF):
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced key details on application requirements, eligibility, and a program guide for the Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RFF). The restaurant industry has been among the hardest-hit sectors during the economic downturn caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. To help bring jobs back and revive the industry, the American Rescue Plan established the $28.6 billion Restaurant Revitalization Fund at the SBA. The SBA will administer the funds to the hardest-hit small restaurants.

The RRF is to help restaurants and other foodservice businesses, including food stands, food trucks, caterers, bars, lounges and snack and nonalcoholic beverage bars, as well as bakeries, brewpubs, tasting rooms, taprooms, breweries, microbreweries, wineries and distilleries with on-site sales to the public of at least 33% of gross receipts.

To apply click here.

SBA Extends Deferment Period for all COVID-19 EIDL and Other Disaster Loans until 2022:
The U.S. Small Business Administration announced extended deferment periods for all disaster loans, including the COVID-19 Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) program, until 2022. More information here.



 


Contact Us

Old Town Hall (Directions)
611 Old Post Road
Fairfield, CT 06824

Sullivan Independence Hall
725 Old Post Road
Fairfield, CT 06824

203-256-3000
Find additional contact info here