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State to distribute 50,000 infrared thermometers to small businesses

According to Governor Ned Lamont's office, these thermometers will support safe reopening activities amid the COVID-19 pandemic

The State of Connecticut will be distributing 50,000 infrared thermometers to small businesses, non-profits, and places of worship.

According to Governor Ned Lamont's office, these thermometers will support safe reopening activities amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

“We’ve secured these infrared thermometers for our businesses, nonprofits, and places of worship because having adequate screening measures is an important step in keeping people safe,” Governor Lamont said in a press release.

Small businesses in the state with between 2 and 100 employees are eligible for one thermometer per physical address.  To request, eligible businesses should click here.

Non-profits within the state are eligible to receive one thermometer per physical address. To request thermometers for nonprofits, click here.  Social services and direct care nonprofits may request a thermometer through the process outlined in this memo.

Places of worship are eligible to receive one thermometer per physical address. To request: click here.

Organizations interested in requesting a thermometer can also fill out forms at ct.gov/coronavirus in the “Access to Personal Protective Equipment” section.