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Covid-19 Information

Covid-19 Information

General Information

Contacts: James Desso - Emergency Management Director
Joseph Comarella - Deputy Emergency Management Director
Frank Falcone - Deputy Emergency Management Director
Location: Stafford Resident Troopers Office
2 Main Street
Phone: (860) 247-8920 (EMD Director)
Fax: (860) 684-4437
Emails: (James Desso)

The Town of Stafford is working closely with the Department of Emergency Services to keep the residents of Stafford updated on the most recent and accurate information concerning the COVID-19 virus. We are attending frequent meetings and briefings regarding the COVID-19 virus and will pass along any new information to our residents as it becomes available.


Connecticut’s Official State Website – COVID-19 Information 

For the most up-to-date information on the COVID-19 vaccine and how to register to access it, please visit the CT COVID-19 Vaccination portal.

Town of Vernon Vaccination Clinic - Open to all people regardless of state residence.  

Appointments are no longer necessary to be vaccinated at Vernon's vaccination clinics at the Vernon Senior Center, although appointments continue to be preferred. Anyone who is age-eligible for the vaccine being offered can walk up and be vaccinated, as long as vaccine is available. To schedule an appointment or to find the clinic schedule, click on this link: VERNON COVID-19 CLINICS

Vernon Regional Call Center

The Vernon Regional Call Center serves residents of Vernon, East Windsor, Somers, Ellington, Tolland and Stafford and can help you schedule a COVID-19 vaccination appointment. The call center is open 8:30 am-4:30 pm Monday-Wednesday, 8:30 am-7 pm Thursday, 8:30 am-1 pm. Friday. Please call 860-896-4568

Vaccine Phases Information Pages

To learn more about the different vaccine release phases, please visit the CT Vaccine Phases information page

Create Your VAMS Account

If you are having difficulty scheduling your appointment through VAMS, please see these helpful links: VAMS Navigation Instructions and How to Create your VAMS Account and Schedule Your First Appointment

Those without internet access can call Connecticut’s COVID Vaccine Appointment Assistance Line at 877-918-2224.

COVID-19 Vaccine Information for Employers

View information from the State of Connecticut regarding COVID-19 Vaccine information for employers

Online VAMS Enrollment (for Eligible Individuals):

As a reminder COVID-19 drive-up testing sights are located at Johnson Memorial Hospital (201 Chestnut Hill Road) and CVS Pharmacy (37 West Main Street). To find additional testing sites, visit


Connecticut’s Official State Website – COVID-19 Information 

Connecticut residents are urged to continue taking precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Get the facts at

Latest Guidance from the State of Connecticut:

Connecticut COVID-19 Executive Orders Regarding Travel:
Find a COVID-19 Testing Site Near You: 2-1-1 Search by Zip Code

Connecticut's COVID-19 Data Tracker

Average Daily Rate of COVID-19 Cases Among Persons Living in Community Settings per 100,000 Population by Town:

Governor Lamont's Executive Orders

Sign up for Governor's email updates

Individuals with Disabilities

The resources on this page are provided to ensure individuals with disabilities, and those who care for persons with disabilities, can continue to make informed decisions. In addition to the below resources, daily COVID-19 press briefings are uploaded to YouTube with closed captioning functionality, and picture-in-picture interpretation is included. At the direction of Governor Lamont, the Department of Aging and Disability Services has been incorporated into the Reopen Connecticut Advisory Board.

CT Business Reopening and Recovery Center

This is your one-stop resource to help your business prepare, rebuild, and grow during the State’s emergency Coronavirus response.


This continues to be a difficult time as Stafford, the State of Connecticut, and the entire country face increasing COVID-19 infections and restrictions. You may be experiencing anxiety, depression, sadness, and stress. In addition to calling the statewide 2-1-1 number for resources, the links below offer different resources for you and your family to help with your overall mental health. Stafford Family Services is also available for ongoing therapy by appointment only (call 860-684-4239) if you need additional clinical support. In an emergency, please remember to call 9-1-1.

Stafford Family Services

By phone (860) 684-4239 or email

(offices are currently closed to the public)

Free resources to support mental health and wellness

Coping with Corona: Mental health supports in a pandemic

Mental Health Technology Transfer Center Network

Virtual Recovery Resources for Substance Use and Mental Illness

Connecticut State Department of Mental Health & Addiction Services

CDC COVID-19, Managing Stress & Anxiety

National Association of Mental Health - COVID-19 Information & Resources:

Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress

Tips For Social Distancing, Quarantine, And Isolation During An Infectious Disease Outbreak

Fact sheets and other resources to support the health and well-being of communities impacted by COVID-19


Johnson Memorial Hospital Drive-Through COVID-19 Screening

201 Chestnut Hill Road, Stafford Springs, CT

Monday - Friday: Beginning at 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. (Closed Saturday – Sunday), Directly in front of the Community Medical Education Center. Equipped to test patients 6 months and older.

Find a COVID-19 Testing Site Near You: 2-1-1 Search by Zip Code


Johnson Memorial Hospital COVID-19 Resource Center

North Central District Health Department

State of Connecticut

Connecticut State Department of Public Health

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Current Covid-19 Information

Covid-19 Clinics in Stafford
03-18-2020 - Town Clerk letter
Town Clerk letter

Town Clerk letter 03-18-2020.pdf
03-18-2020 - Notice to Community from Water Pollution Control
Notice to Community from Water Pollution Control

Notice to Community from Water Pollution Control.pdf