Reopening Guidelines by Sector
Guidelines are issued by the state for the following sectors: senior centers, amusement parks, hotels / lodging, restaurant, museums/ zoos/aquariums, indoor recreation (e.g., bowling, movie theaters, etc.), libraries, outdoor event, Indoor event, personal services (e.g., nail salons, tattoo parlors, etc.), sports and fitness facilities (e.g., gyms, fitness centers, pools, etc.), general business, film/television/digital media production, hair salons & barbershops , offices, and retail & malls.
Office of Governor Ned Lamont Newsroom
News releases with Gov. Lamont’s executive orders and response effort updates, which provide good summaries of the state’s current status and new programs
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Coronavirus Resources and Information
The best source for health information on COVID-19. Sections for businesses and other entities provide specific guidance.
U.S. Congressman Joe Courtney
Representative for the Second District Joe Courtney maintains a COVID-19 Resource Page with links to information for businesses and individuals on programs and legislative actions.
- Doing Business Under COVID-19
- Business Assistance and Relief
- License and Permit Guidance
- Employee Support
- Help Connecticut’s Recovery
- Top Downloads for Your Business
ct.gov quick links:
- Small Business Reopening Resource Guide
- List of financial resources for businesses
- Employee Training Resources
- Statewide list of suppliers for PPE, cleaning and construction
U.S. Small Business Administration
Federal agency administering small business economic assistance programs including Economic Injury Disaster Loans and the Paycheck Protection Program. Many programs are now available under the CARES Act. Visit CT Small Business Development Center (SBDC) for documents explaining the programs and to access a small business counselor.
CT Department of Revenue Services
FAQ on filing deadlines and extensions under COVID-19. Income, sales, room occupancy and other taxes have been deferred.
U.S. Internal Revenue Services
Federal tax questions answered and programs explained.
U.S. Department of Labor
Federal programs and regulations including the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (Employee Paid Leave)
OSHA’s Guidance on Workplace Safety
Guide regarding the Occupational Safety and Health Act and COVID-19
Health Insurance Options: Through the Chamber, Morin Associates, LLC offers strategic group health insurance at ChamberECT.com/healthcare. Access Health CT: qualified life event enrollment at AccessHealthCT.com
The Allied Group
Through partnerships with healthcare suppliers, The Allied Group has PPE products including face masks, hand sanitizer and more. Click here to view the current listing of PPE related products. To discover more about The Allied Group’s total offerings please visit www.thealliedgrp.com
Gull Associates, Inc.
Offering pandemic response products. PPE products including disposable masks, gloves, branded face coverings, and face shields.
Halo Branded Solutions
HALO offers a full line of branded PPE products, many exceed FDA requirements. HALO offers face coverings, shields, gloves, gowns, and sanitation products, including custom branded production. See more information.
Construction and Renovation
Burns & McDonnell
Ready to be responsive in 16 critical industry sectors of infrastructure.
Home Builders and Remodelers Association of Eastern CT
A recognized source of quality building services and information in eastern CT.
Pat Munger Construction Company
Protection and safety projects necessary to establish social distancing boundaries, including plexiglass barriers, light sensors, intercom systems, partitions, automatic doorways and renovations. See flyer.
Paving and Gravel
American Integrity Restoration, LLC
Binary Ionization Technology for COVID-19 disinfection.
Fuss & O’Neill
Fuss & O’Neill’s certified industrial hygienists present at our webinar series May 15.
F.W. Webb Co.
Alliance Environmental Group, a F.W. Webb Company, provides Viral Disinfection Services
Green Home Solutions
Three levels of disinfection with environmentally friendly products, including Halomist.
ServiceMaster Restoration by Wills
COVID-19 cleaning services available.
Burke Enterprises can help with signage as well as plexiglass shields.
Fast signs has prepared signage for social distancing measures.
HALO offers a full line of branded PPE products, many exceed FDA requirements. HALO offers face coverings, shields, gloves, gowns, and sanitation products.
Signage for businesses