Coronavirus Disease (COVID19) Updates

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A review of the number of positive COVID19 cases being reported by the Connecticut State Department of Health, as of 4:30 pm this Monday, March 30, 2020 reveals that out of the total 2571(an increase of 578 from yesterday) confirmed laboratory cases in Connecticut, 1445 (an increase of 200 from yesterday) were located in Fairfield County; 115 (an increase of 1 from yesterday) were from Westport and 24 (an increase of 3 from yesterday) from Weston. Norwalk (271 cases), Danbury (218 cases), and Stamford (157 cases) now surpasses Westport in the number of cases. Although Fairfield County continues to have the largest number of positive cases in Connecticut, New Haven County is next with 373 cases (280 yesterday) and Hartford County with 330 cases (276 yesterday).

Of those with confirmed cases in Connecticut, the largest number of cases continues to be in the over 50 to 59 age group. The over 80 age group has the highest rate of hospitalizations and deaths.

To best protect yourself and loved ones, assume the virus is everywhere and avoid touching your face before washing your hands.

For a more detailed look at how COVID19 is spreading across the state, click on this link:

The next rounds of community testing for Westport and Weston Residents is at the Bedford Middle School, 88 North Avenue:

  • Tuesday, March 31, 2020     8:30AM – 12:00PM
  • Tuesday,   April  7,  2020      8:30AM – 12:00PM

Residents must register and book an appointment at to be tested:

Testing Does Not Change the Treatment

Limited testing is currently available for those with a

  • Doctor’s order
  • Hospitalized patient
  • Healthcare workers
  • First responders
If you are feeling anxious about not being able to be tested for COVID-19, remember testing does not change the treatment.

If you are feeling symptoms related to COVID-19, STAY HOME!

  • Symptoms commonly includes fever, dry cough & shortness of breath

Separate yourself from other household members and stay in home isolation until the following happened:

  •  At least 7 days have passed since symptoms first appeared
  • Have been fever free for 72 hours (3 days) without use of medication
  • Other symptoms have improved, such as cough or shortness of breath


There are other testing sites and are listed below. If you have had contact with a confirmed COVID19 positive individual and have symptoms, please feel free to arrange testing at one of these other sites.

COVID-19 Call Centers and Testing Information

TESTING SITES: Dates and Times are Subject to Change

Bridgeport Hospital (Updated 3/17/20)

    • Ahlbin Center Garage
    • 226 Mill Hill Ave, Bpt
    • M-F 8am-5pm
    • S&S 9am-3pm
    • Questions, call the Yale call center (833-275-9644)

Lawrence & Memorial Hospital (Updated 3/17/20)

    • Parking lot A of the hospital
    • 365 Montauk Ave, New London
    • M-F 9am-5pm
    • Weekends-TBD
    • Questions, call the Yale call center (833-275-9644)

Yale New Haven Hospital (Updated 3/17/20)

    • 150 Sargent Dr, New Haven
    • M-F 8am-4:30pm
    • Questions, call the Yale call center (833-275-9644)

Greenwich Hospital (Updated 3/17/20)

    • On hospital property in lower level physician parking lot off Lake Ave (Hospital address is 5 Perryridge Road)
    • M-F 8am-5pm
    • S&S 9am-3pm
    • Results take 4-5 days
    • Questions, call the Yale call center (833-275-9644)

New Rochelle (Updated 3/14/20)

    • 1-888-364-3065
    • Unclear if this is just for their residents or for anyone

Quest (Updated 3/16/20)

    • Office must have partnership with lab
    • Quest will not collect the sample
    • Test Results in 3-5 days

LabCorp (Updated 3/16/20)

    • Office must have partnership with lab
    • Lab Corp will not collect the sample
    • Test Results in 3-5 days

Private Drive Through testing: Murphy Medical & Hartford HC

    • Must register and book an appointment at
    • Must have an MD order
    • Locations: (These change frequently, double check before going at link above)
      • 1 East Putnam Ave, Greenwich
        • M-F 7am-9am
        • Location on hold
      • Cummings Park, Stamford
        • M-F 7am-4pm
      • 589 Bedford St, Stamford
        • M-F 6am-8am
      • 1000 Main St, Stratford
        • M-F 10am-12pm
      • 80 High School Lane, Darien
        • M 1pm-4pm
      • 468 South Ave, New Canaan
        • Th 9am-4pm


State Call Center:  (Updated 3/11/20)

  • 211
    • 24/7
    • Multilingual
    • TDD/TTY
    • General questions
    • Text “COVID19” to 898211

Yale Call center: (Updated 3/17/20)

  • 833-275-9644 (open 7am-7pm)
    • Questions related to symptoms
    • Questions on where to get tested
    • Staffed by HC professionals
    • Informational only
    • Emergencies- call 911

Norwalk Hospital Call Center:  (Updated 3/16/20)

  • 888-667-9262
  • 8am-8pm

Norwalk Hospital Testing – Parking lot at the intersection of Stevens Street                                                                                and Elmcrest Terrace

Hours Monday Thru Saturday   8:30am to 3:30pm

Stamford Hospital Call Center: (Updated 3/16/20)

  • 203-276-4111
  • 7am-7pm

Hartford Healthcare Call Center:  (Updated 3/13/20)

  • 860-972-8100

CT Joint Information Center (JIC) (Updated 3/13/20)

Mental Health Crisis Text Line (Updated 3/13/20)

  • Text “SHARE” to 741741