Coronavirus (COVID-19) Greenwich CT
This page is intended to provide information on the coronavirus disease 2019 (abbreviated “COVID-19”) and how it is impacting our community. Conditions and information regarding COVID-19 are constantly evolving and we will update this page as often as possible - so please check back frequently or sign-up to receive COVID-19 related updates. There is a lot of misinformation being spread about COVID-19, so please consider the sources of information. Below, we have a listed of trusted and dependable resources for COVID-19 information.
It can be challenging, but the most important action we can take during a situation like this is to remain calm, treat people with kindness, and follow these basic steps to prevent COVID-19.
Town services are operating in a limited capacity. Email the department to see if your service can be completed online, via telephone, or by mail. If you need a Town service, please first visit the Department’s webpage for specific information. Please check individual department webpages as many have been updated with specific information about their services.
|Athletic Fields (P&R)|
|Subject to these rules (Permit Required)|
|Animal Control Division||BY APPOINTMENT ONLY||Call (203) 622-8299|
|Bendheim Western Greenwich Civic Center||CLOSED|
|Binney Park||LIMITED OPEN||Use of walking paths only. The fields, playgrounds, parking lots and restrooms at those facilities are NOT open.|
|Bruce Museum||LIMITED OPEN||More info - Admission by advance reservation.|
|Bruce Park||LIMITED OPEN||Use of walking paths only. The fields, playgrounds, parking lots and restrooms at those facilities are NOT open.|
|Byram Park||OPEN||Subject to these rules|
|Cos Cob Park||OPEN||Subject to these rules|
|Eastern Greenwich Civic Center||CLOSED|
|Fire Department Child Safety Seat Installations||BY APPOINTMENT ONLY||Call Bob Roth at 203-622-3954 for an appointment.|
|Fire Department HQ (NO STATION TOURS)||BY APPOINTMENT ONLY||Call (203) 622-3950 to make an appointment.|
|Grass Island Waste Water Treatment Plant||CLOSED||Permitted septage haulers may continue to access the facility.|
|Great Captains Island||OPEN||Subject to these rules|
|Greenwich Public Library & Branches||LIMITED SERVICES||Staff are working and available by phone & email. Digital lending & no-contact pick up available.|
|Greenwich Point||OPEN||Subject to these rules|
|Griffith E Harris Golf Course||LIMITED OPEN||Click Here for more info|
|Holly Hill Transfer Station||OPEN||Follow new traffic patterns and social distancing guidelines. Please come during the week if possible.|
|Subject to these rules|
|Nathaniel Witherell||CLOSED TO VISITORS|
|Parking Meters & Lots||ENFORCEMENT RESUMED||All parking fees, meters, and rules are in effect.|
|Perrot Memorial Library||LIMITED SERVICES||More info - Digital lending & no-contact pick up|
|Public Schools||CLOSED||GPS COVID-19 Updates|
|Skate Park||OPEN||Subject to these rules - Purchase tickets in advance online|
|Senior Center||CLOSED||Staff are working and available by phone & email.|
|Tennis Courts||OPEN||Subject to these rules - preregistration is required|
|Town Hall||BY APPOINTMENT ONLY||Must schedule an appointment with the department you plan to meet with. No walk-ins allowed and a face mask is required to enter the building. Website and email are the preferred methods of communication during this time. Due to high call and email volumes, and modified staffing operations, please allow for additional time in our responses.|
|Town Marinas||OPEN||Subject to these rules|
Please consider Town parks and beaches closed unless noted in the table above. Closures include basketball courts, playgrounds, ball fields, school grounds, and open spaces. Bathrooms at all recreational facilities are closed.
The Town’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC) is OPEN and operating under a PARTIAL ACTIVATION.
MANY TOWN SERVICES ARE AVAILABLE ONLINE (VIDEO)
As Tropical Storm Fay moves through the region tonight and tomorrow, First Selectman Fred Camillo shares some helpful tips on how to deal with the storm and its aftermath. Read on...
Update from First Selectman Fred Camillo on the Town’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. 836 Greenwich residents have tested positive for COVID-19. Parking enforcement to resume July 6. Read on...
May 27 update from First Selectman Fred Camillo on the Town’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. 795 Greenwich residents have tested positive for COVID-19. Announcements regarding tennis courts & The Griff. Read on...
May 22 update from First Selectman Fred Camillo on the Town’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the needs of our residents. 774 Greenwich residents have tested positive for COVID-19. Limited Reopening of Beach Concessions & Skate Park. Read on...
May 20 update from First Selectman Fred Camillo on the Town’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Announcements regarding Town Hall, local businesses, skate park, parking meters & fees, the Griff, and more. Read on...
May 18 update from First Selectman Fred Camillo on the Town’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the needs of our residents. 751 Greenwich residents have tested positive for COVID-19. Read on...
May 15 update from First Selectman Fred Camillo on the Town’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the needs of our residents. Fourth of July fireworks have been cancelled. Read on...
May 13 update from First Selectman Fred Camillo on the Town’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the needs of our residents. Tennis courts will be open for singles-only play May 15. Read on...
What You Should Know
Key Contacts & Agencies
|Agency Name/Service||Contact Information|
|Greenwich Department of Public Health|
*Multiple phone lines are being staffed due to high call volume
|203-622-7865; 203-622-7703; 203-622-7614; 203-622-7842; 203-622-7836|
|CT 211 (CT Information Line)||Dial 2-1-1|
|CDC COVID-19 Information Page||https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/|
|CT State Government Coronavirus Information Page||https://portal.ct.gov/Coronavirus|
|Essential Small Business Mask Needs Form - State of CT||https://www.ctcovidresponse.org/request-masks-for-ct-small-business|
|What’s Open in Connecticut?||https://portal.ct.gov/Coronavirus|
Reporting Non-Emergency COVID-19 Activity Concerns
If you are concerned about an activity or an organization not following guidelines issued through COVID-19 related Executive Orders and emergency declarations, please call the Greenwich Police Department’s non-emergency phone number at 203-622-8004. Please save 9-1-1 for real emergency situations. Do not hesitate to call 9-1-1 if you are experiencing an emergency.
- Greenwich Department of Public Health
- Greenwich Local Emergency Declaration COVID-19 (3/16/2020)
- COVID-19: What You Need To Know - SPANISH and SIMPLIFIED CHINESE versions
- COVID-19: What To Do If You Are Sick - SPANISH and SIMPLIFIED CHINESE versions
- Town of Greenwich Emergency Closing Policy
- US Small Business Administration COVID-19 Disaster Assistance
- Coronavirus and Price Gouging in CT - What To Do
- Access Health CT - New Special Enrollment Period (For Qualified Uninsured CT Residents)
- Greenwich Chamber of Commerce - How To Support Local Businesses
- For healthcare workers and first responders who are not able to find trusted family or friends for child care, please call the 2-1-1 dedicated number 860-756-0864 for support.
- CT DECD Guidance on "Essential Businesses"
Census 2020: Stay at Home and Be Counted
Please take a few moments to complete the 2020 Census. Fill out the Census at https://my2020census.gov/.
Census responses are ESSENTIAL - results determine levels of federal funding and representation in Congress for the next decade. Participation by all people living in Greenwich will help ensure that Greenwich receives its share of federal funding, and is accurately represented in Congress and in Hartford. Text/email five friends and ask them to take the Census too!
Sign-up for COVID-19 Related Updates
To get notified about Coronavirus updates or when a notice or press release is uploaded, please follow this link: https://www.greenwichct.gov/list.aspx?Mode=Subscribe#newsFlash. Click the email icon next to "Coronavirus Updates and Information" and follow directions.
If you have any questions, please contact the Office of the First Selectman by email or by phone at 203-622-7710.