NOTICE: We know many Connecticut businesses are struggling as they deal with the effects of COVID-19. We appreciate their perseverance and know they share our commitment to keeping our residents healthy. The state, working with its federal partners, has several programs and initiatives in place to assist businesses during this difficult period. For specific questions related to small business, email the Joint Information Center at, or call the DECD small business hotline at 860-500-2333. Individuals can call 2-1-1 for more information. For the most updated information, check

If you have a COA grant to support a program or event taking place during this time of increased concern, be aware that we will allow you to postpone and reschedule and will, if necessary, extend the grant funding period.  

Be sure to contact the manager of the grant program via email to alert them to the change.