Connecticut River Area Health District (CRAHD) 

Serving the Towns of ClintonOld SaybrookDeep RiverHaddam and Chester

 Effective Immediately CRAHD has closed its main office. We are all still working very hard during these unprecedented times as we battle COVID-19. For the time being, we are planning on keeping some limited outside inspections to keep our contractors working and we will continue to respond in a timely fashion to any questions, comments or concerns you may have with COVID-19 or any other important public health issues. 

See document for information 

 Please stay safe and keep a close eye  on your health, friends, family and particularly the elderly. We have been and will continue to monitor all the important developments and rest assured we will continue to do everything we can at the local level to battle this highly contagious virus.

Thank You

Scott Martinson, MPH, MS, RS

Director of Health  

COVID-19   

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 For the most up-to-date information from the State of Connecticut on COVID-19

&

Business Guidance: Sector Rules

Click

https://portal.ct.gov/coronavirus

Individuals who have general questions that are not answered on the website can also call 2-1-1 for assistance. The information line is available 24 hours a day and has multilingual assistance and TDD/TTY access. The hotline is intended to be used by individuals who are not experiencing symptoms but may have general questions related to COVID-19. Anyone experiencing symptoms is strongly urged to contact their medical provider. 

Reopen Connecticut

NOTICE: Many Connecticut businesses are struggling as they deal with the effects of COVID-19. The state 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 COVID19.JIC@ct.gov, or call the DECD small business hotline at 860-500-2333.  


****Hair Salons and Barbershops will have the opportunity to open on June 1, 2020****

Approval from the Health District is required prior to opening.

STEPS

1. Set-up your operation so it complies with all the required sector rules for your operation. 

2. Self-certify your business with the State of Connecticut.

3. Notify the CT River Area Health District when you have met all the necessary State and Local requirements to arrange for inspection. Please call 860-661-3300 and/or email rdrew@crahd.net.

FOR FOOD SERVICE ESTABLISHMENTS

Outside Dining 

 

1. Contact the Town for appropriate paperwork and signoffs.

2. Set-up your operation so it complies with all the required sector rules for your operation. 

2. Self-certify your business with the State of Connecticut.

3. Notify the CT River Area Health District when you have met all the necessary State and Local requirements. 

4. Send a copy of your self certification along with your business name, town, address, and contact information to:

rdrew@crahd.net

We will be in touch with your next step as quickly as possible.

 

***NO OPERATION IS ALLOWED TO OPEN UNTIL***

ALL NECESSARY APPROVALS ARE MAINTAINED 


Connecticut River Area Health District

455 Boston Post Rd, Suite 7 
Old Saybrook, CT 06475