To protect the health and safety of the public and our employees, DCP has limited on-site staffing at 450 Columbus Blvd. While mail and phone calls will be processed as quickly as possible, we recommend using our online services, or sending an email to the appropriate division/person instead. We apologize for any inconvenience.

 Guidance for Businesses during COVID-19

Updates for Businesses from the Department of Consumer Protection

July 13th - Governor Ned Lamont's Executive Order 7GGG, regarding extension of time to complete continuing education for certain trades

June 30th - Governor Ned Lamont's Executive Order 7EEE, regarding virtual continuing education for electricians and plumbers (See also: Guidance from Department of Consumer Protection)
June 16th - Governor Ned Lamont's Executive Order 7ZZ, regarding hotel liquor permit holders, delivery and pick up
May 12th
- Governor Ned Lamont's Executive Order 7MM, expediting patio extensions of liquor permit holders, and to-go sales at private clubs
May 8th - Pharmacist Role in COVID-19 Testing Frequently Asked Questions
May 1st - Guidance Statement of Outdoor Service of Alcoholic Beverages

April 23rd
- Guidance for Delivery to Automated Dispensing Machines (ADMs) by Non-Licensed Employees
April 16th
- Guidance for Maintaining an Adequate Supply of Medication During COVID-19 (for patients)
April 9th
- Implementation Order for Executive Order 7W, regarding Delivery Signatures and Renewal Extensions
April 7th - Food and Standards Division Guidance for Selling Produce and Packaged Foods for Curbside Pickup
April 2nd
- Implementation Order for Executive Order 7T, Updated for Liquor Delivery
April 2nd - Letter from Drug Control Director, Rodrick Marriott, to Medical Marijuana Patients
April 2nd
Implementation Order Regarding Extension of Deadlines at the Department of Consumer Protection
March 31st
- Implementation Order for Executive Order 7R regarding Liquor Curbside Pickup 
March 29th
- Delivery of Medication to Automated Dispensing Machines in Hospitals
March 27th - Resources for Businesses Manufacturing Hand Sanitizer and Medical Equipment
March 27th - Letter to Pharmacy Credential Holders Regarding Regulatory Waiver
March 22nd - Consumer Protection Releases Implementation Order for Executive Order 7J
March 19th Drug Control Division Releases Guidance for Practitioners Regarding Refill and Reissuance of Controlled Substances
March 19th - Department of Consumer Protection Issues Implementation Order Regarding Sale of Liquor for Off Premises Consumption
March 16th Liquor Control Issues Guidance for Temporary Permit Holders Seeking Refunds
March 15th - State Drug Control Division Releases Implementation Order and Guidance for Pharmacies Regarding Executive Order 7B

Statewide Updates

  • Updates about the state’s efforts, and resources to support Connecticut families can be found at
  • The state’s site also has specific Business Resources available.

Federal Guidance

Food Safety