COVID-19

Free Covid-19 Home Tests via USPS

Posted 8/23/22

Residential households in the U.S. are now eligible for another order of free at-home tests on USPS.com. Here’s what you need to know about your order:

  • Each order now includes #8 rapid antigen COVID-19 tests (FDA has more details about at-home tests, including extended shelf life and updated expiration dates: Authorized At-Home Over-the-Counter COVID-19 Diagnostic Tests)
  • Your order of #8 tests will come in #2 separate packages (#4 tests in each package), each with its own tracking number
  • Packages will ship free

Sign up here: https://special.usps.com/testkits


CDC QUARANTINE GUIDELINES

Posted 8/23/22

The CDC has updated the COVID-19 quarantine guidelines. Visit the CDC website for more in formation: https://www.cdc.gov/media/releases/2022/p0811-covid-guidance.html


Covid19 Vaccine

Updated 8/23/22

Visit the CT Department of Health Vaccine Portal for updated information on vaccines and vaccine locations.


Voluntown COVID-19 Alert Level

For data on Covid-19 in CT, including Voluntown’s numbers,  visit the CT COVID-19 Data Tracker website:https://data.ct.gov/stories/s/q5as-kyim  This information is updated weekly either on Thursday or Friday.

View the Connecticut Department of Public Health Town-Level Covid Response Framework chart here, printable version here.

Providing information to Connecticut residents

For the most up-to-date information from the State of Connecticut on COVID-19, residents are encouraged to visit ct.gov/coronavirus. Residents can also subscribe to text message alerts from the state by texting the keyword COVIDCT to 888-777.

Individuals who have general questions that are not answered on the website can call 2-1-1 for assistance. The hotline is available 24 hours a day and has multilingual assistance. Anyone who is out-of-state or requires a toll-free number can connect to Connecticut 2-1-1 by dialing 1-800-203-1234. This is intended to be used by individuals who are not experiencing symptoms but may have general questions related to COVID-19. Anyone who is experiencing symptoms are strongly urged to contact their medical provider.

 


COVID-19 Testing Locations

Updated 3/28/22

For up-to-date information about testing opportunities and the pandemic Uncas Health District at uncashd.org.

Residents are encouraged to get tested, even if asymptomatic (showing no symptoms). To find a free COVID-19 testing location nearby, visit: https://portal.ct.gov/Coronavirus/Priority-Populations , dial 2-1-1 from your phone, or visit the 2-1-1 testing locations website page. 

More information on local testing sites, Pop Up testing sites and testing information can be found on the UNCAS Health website. 

More info on testing can be found on the CT Department of Public Health website too.

 


 

COVID-19 Tools and Resources for People With Disabilities

The State of Connecticut remains committed to ensuring the safety of residents with disabilities throughout the response and recovery phases of COVID-19. The resources at this link are provided to ensure individuals with disabilities, and those who care for persons with disabilities can continue to make informed decisions. Link: Individuals with Disabilities (ct.gov)


MORE COVID 19 RESOURCES

UNITE CT- Emergency Housing Assistance for Renters and Landlords

REOPEN Committee Plan: Reopening Voluntown Elementary School

DECD Coronavirus Business Recovery 

Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention (CDC): COVID-19

Governor Lamont’s Executive Orders

Town of Voluntown Response