Connecticut is currently in Phase 2.1: As Connecticut continues taking steps to protect residents from the spread of COVID-19, the state is currently in Phase 2.1 of its reopening plans. It previously had been in Phase 3, however due to a spike in cases statewide, the state rolled back to Phase 2.1, which is a slightly modified version of Phase 2, effective November 6, 2020. Here are all of the rules the apply in Phase 2.1.
Keep Connecticut Safe: Did you visit a business that might be violating a COVID-19 safety requirement? Let us know here.
Holiday Guidance: Connecticut has been a national leader in our COVID-19 response efforts. However, as the country heads into winter, flu season, and into holiday gatherings – the risk of spreading COVID-19 has become higher, and even Connecticut is seeing a spike in cases. For recommendations regarding the upcoming holiday season, click here.
|Masks and Face Coverings: Pursuant to Executive Order No. 7NNN, masks or cloth face coverings that cover a person's nose and mouth are required to be worn when in public and a six-foot distance is unavoidable, whether indoors or outdoors. This does not apply to anyone for whom doing so would be contrary to their health because of a medical condition. Guidance on face coverings has been issued to the state's businesses. To make a face covering at home, watch this video from the CDC.|
Travel Advisory: A travel advisory is currently in effect for anyone entering Connecticut from states with high community spread of COVID-19. Click here for detailed information on the travel advisory.
What's Open in CT
|Amusement parks||Open||Must follow sector rules|
|Beaches (state)||Open||Must follow safety guidelines|
|Beaches (town)||Partially Open||Check with individual town or review this list from DEEP|
|Bowling alleys||Open||Must follow sector rules|
|Construction||Open||Must follow safe workplace rules|
|Gyms and Fitness Studios||Open||Must follow sector rules|
|Hair Salons and Barbershops||Open||Must follow sector rules|
|Hotels||Open||Must follow sector rules|
|Libraries||Open||Must follow sector rules|
|Nail salons||Open||Must follow sector rules|
|Manufacturing||Open||Must follow safe workplace rules|
|Museums and zoos||Open||Must follow sector rules|
|Offices||Open||Must follow sector rules|
|Retail||Open||Must follow sector rules|
|Restaurants||Open||Must follow sector rules|
|School (PreK-12, summer)||Open||Must follow summer school rules|
|State Campgrounds||Open||All campers must make reservations in advance|
|State Parks||Open||Must follow safety guidelines
|Summer camps||Open||Must follow sector rules|
|Spas||Open||Must follow sector rules|
|Tattoo Parlors||Open||Must follow sector rules|
|Theaters||Open||Must follow sector rules|