Date: November 4, 2020
Contact: Captain Ronald Smith
Phone: (203) 230-4029
On November 3, 2020 Governor Ned Lamont announced that the State of Connecticut will revert to Phase 2.1 regarding the increased infection rate of COVID-19. The Phase 2.1 rules will commence on Friday, November 6th at 12:01a.m.
The major changes that will be implemented and enforced include:
- Town restaurants will revert to 50% indoor dining capacity, with a maximum of 8 people per table.
- Town restaurants and entertainment venues, such as bowling allies …., must close at 9:30p.m. Restaurants can however, continue to provide take-out and delivery service.
- Town “personal service” businesses, such as hair salons, barbers and nail salons will remain at 75% capacity.
- Event venues are limited to an indoor capacity of 25 people. The outdoor capacity is limited to 50 people.
- Religious gatherings will be limited to 50% capacity, with a maximum occupancy of 100 people.
The Hamden Police Department plans on taking an active role in enforcing the aforementioned restrictions. Additional officers will be assigned to monitor compliance.
The Hamden Police Department would like to stress that our primary goal is to ensure the health and safety of our residents. We respectfully request that we all work together in keeping our community safe.
For the most up-to-date information from the State of Connecticut regarding COVID-19, residents are encouraged to visit ct.gov/coronavirus. Residents can also subscribe to text message alerts from the State of Connecticut by texting the keyword COVIDCT to 888-777.
Residents that have questions that cannot be answered on the website, can call 211 for assistance. The hotline, which provides multilingual assistance, is available 24 hours a day. Residents that are out of state, or require a toll-free number, can connect to Connecticut 211 by calling 1 (800) 203-1234. This number is intended to be used by individuals that are not experiencing symptoms, but may have general questions related to COVID-19. Residents that are experiencing symptoms, are strongly urged to contact their medical provider immediately.