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Corona Updates and Information

Posted on: May 27, 2020

Town of Greenwich COVID-19 Update (5/27/20)

May 27, 2020 Update on COVID-19 in Greenwich

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Here is an update from First Selectman Fred Camillo on the Town’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the needs of our residents. To lead by example for social distancing, we continue to issue these updates electronically. The updates also will be posted on the Town website’s dedicated page (www.greenwichct.gov/covid19) for COVID-19 information. Please note, that as of today, COVID-19 updates will be sent on an as-needed basis.

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There are 795 Greenwich residents who have tested positive for COVID-19, according to Greenwich Health Department Director Caroline Baisley. That represents 40 more cases than the 755 reported on Friday, May 22.


Greenwich Hospital reports that there are 21 COVID-19 positive patients being treated in several different Hospital units. So far, 513 patients have been discharged from the Hospital and continue their recuperation at home. There have been 7,407 people have been tested at the Hospital outpatient test site with 1,903 testing positive. These numbers reflect patients who live in Greenwich as well as those from other municipalities in Connecticut and in Westchester County.


According to the Connecticut Department of Public Health, 46 Greenwich residents have died from the COVID-19 virus, as of Tuesday, May 26.


Parks & Recreation Updates

  • The tennis courts on Loughlin Avenue will REOPEN on Saturday, May 30.
  • Also on May 30, DOUBLES tennis will be allowed at all Town courts that are open.
  • The Cobber North restaurant at The Griffith E. Harris Golf Course is now OPEN with patio dining and take-out available.


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Other resources for residents and businesses and other helpful tips:

  • For residents with questions about COVID-19, please call the Greenwich Health Department’s phone lines: 203-622 -7865; 203-622-7703; 203-622-7614; 203-622-7842 and 203-622-7836.
  • Kids in Crisis is providing a 24-hour helpline staffed by trained crisis counselors to help families, and anyone concerned about the well-being of a child. Call: 203-661-1911.
  • Participate in Census 2020For people who do not have access to a computer, they can complete it by calling these numbers: 
    • English: 1-844-330-2020
    • Spanish:1-844-468-2020
    • Chinese (Mandarin) 1-844-391-2020
    • Chinese (Cantonese) 1-844-398-2020
    • Haitian Creole: 1-844-474-2020
  • To reach the Domestic Abuse Services staff at the YWCA, please call the 24/7 hotline at 203-622-0003.
  • Residents, who need assistance with basic needs, including food, can call the Department of Human Services at 203-622-3800.
  • The American Red Cross in Connecticut has a Virtual Family Assistance Center to support Connecticut families struggling with loss and grief due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. People can visit http://www.RedCross.org/vFAC to access a support hub with special virtual programs, information, referrals and services to support families in need. The hub will also connect people to other community resources provided by 2-1-1, CT VOAD, and other partners. People without internet access can call 833-492-0094 for help.
  • If you are concerned about an activity or a group not following COVID-19 protocols, please call the Greenwich Police Department’s non-emergency phone number: 203-622-8004.
  • Don’t have a face mask? There are easy-to-follow instructions on how to make cloth masks which can be found here: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prevent-getting-sick/diy-cloth-face-coverings.html


 

For inquiries, please contact Executive Assistant to the First Selectman Barbara Heins at barbara.heins@greenwichct.org.

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