HARTFORD, Conn. — As Connecticut continues efforts to curb rising COVID-19 cases amid the Delta and Omicron variants, the state is set to distribute three million COVID-19 at-home rapid tests, and six million N95 masks.
Distribution of the kits was scheduled to begin on Thursday, Dec. 30, and is expected to run through the following week.
The state experienced order issues last week, which postponed a few distribution events. But, between Dec. 31 and Jan. 3, the state has distributed 575,040 tests to communities across Connecticut. The state received over one million tests in the past day and millions more are on the way, Gov. Ned Lamont said Monday evening. Over 3 million N95 masks have been distributed to local communities for them to give to their residents.
If you're looking for your town's plan for distributing the test kits, that information can be found here, as it released by officials.
You can also click here for a list of some testing locations across the state.
The Town of Burlington has N95 masks available for distribution while supplies last. Citizens may pick up these masks from Town Hall during normal business hours, or after hours during scheduled meeting and events.
Cromwell has received a limited number of COVID-19 At-Home Rapid Test Kits and N95 Face Masks which were procured by the State of Connecticut. These test kits will be made available to Cromwell residents.
Drive-thru distribution will take place this Wednesday, February 2, 2022 at the Cromwell Town Hall parking lot located at 41 West Street in the Town of Cromwell. In order to make distribution available and equitable to as many residents as possible, distribution will run first come first served from 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM or while supplies last. Proof of residency will be required. Distribution will be limited to 1 test kit and 6 N95 masks per car. Additional kits may be made available in the future if supply allows.
The Town of Hamden has COVID self-test kits and KN95 masks available for Hamden residents at the Keefe Community Center and Elderly Services by appointment only, during normal business hours, Monday - Friday 8:30am-4:30pm:
Keefe Community Center, 11 Pine St: 203-562-5129 ext. 1110
Elderly Services, 2901 Dixwell Ave: 203-287-2547*
*Elderly Services is servicing Hamden Seniors (60+) exclusively
Appointments will be accepted starting Tuesday, January 18th during normal business hours, 8:30am – 4:30pm. Offices are closed Monday, January 17th in observance of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.
Prior to arriving to Keefe Community Center or Elderly Services, please schedule an appointment during normal business hours to pick up your test kits and/or masks.
For further information, please contact Acting Deputy Chief of Staff, Alexa M. Panayotakis, at (203) 287-7009 or by email at email@example.com.
There are NO COVID-19 at-home test kits and mask distributions scheduled at this time due to the limited number of kits the town said it has received.
The Town of West Hartford has received a limited supply of COVID-19 Test Kits from the State of Connecticut. These kits are designed for immediate use by those individuals that are symptomatic and cannot locate a test kit privately.
The kits will be distributed on a first-come, first-serve basis throughout test Kit Request form. Click here: https://westhartford.seamlessdocs.com/f/requesttest
You will be contacted when the kits are ready for pick-up. If you have difficulty making arrangements for pick-up, let us know by emailing us at Robert.McCue@westhartfordct.gov.
The town also plans to distribute N95 masks for residents on Saturday, January 15 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 100 Mayflower Street.
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