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Posted on: June 7, 2020

[ARCHIVED] 06/07/2020 COVID-19 Update


Good Evening,

This is First Selectman Vicki Tesoro with an important update.

As of today we have 532 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Trumbull. 107 of our Trumbull residents have passed away. 88 of those who died, resided in our extended care facilities. 239 of the confirmed positive cases are in the extended care facilities. 343 of the people who tested positive are either recovered or recovering, and 82 were not reachable through our contact tracing process.

Please keep all of these families in your thoughts and prayers.

Our Parks and Recreation office has been working to finalize details for their summer offerings, including a modified camp program. Once approved by the Health Department we will circulate this information to the community. 

On Saturday June 13, 2020 we will open the grounds of all our school properties for walking, jogging, and riding bicycles. The grounds at McDougall Stadium at the high school will remain closed. Superintendent of Schools Ralph Iassogna supports these plans.

We will also open the tennis and pickleball courts at Unity Park for play beginning June 13th. Please visit the Parks and Recreation website for details on obtaining a court permit. 

As we enter Phase 2 of the Governor’s reopening on June 17th, we will reopen many of our athletic fields. Please note that many of our fields have previously, and will continue to, require a permit in order to use them. A list of all fields and their status will be available on the Parks and Recreation website.  As always, we ask that our residents follow safe social distancing practices.

I will have more information regarding the Phase 2 reopening in an upcoming call. More information will also be available on the Town website regarding additional businesses, services, and recreational activities effected under the Phase 2 reopening. 

The Trumbull Health Department is holding a senior citizen drive-through mask distribution on Thursday, June 11th from 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM at Unity Park, 339 White Plains Road. This event is for Trumbull Senior Citizens only. Please bring proof of residency.  You must remain in your vehicles at all times and masks are available while supplies last.

The next Trumbull High School Marching Band bottle and can fundraiser will be held on Saturday, June 13th, from 9 AM to 1 PM at the Trumbull Library. Social distancing will be observed at all times.

The Trumbull Library on Quality Street will begin curbside pickup service beginning Monday, June 22nd. This service will be available Monday through Friday from 1 PM to 6 PM. More information will be available soon on the library website and on the library social media page. 

The Board of Finance will meet tomorrow evening, June 8th at 7 PM to set the mill rate. Please visit the Town Calendar for information on how to join this meeting or click here, Join the meeting online:  Webinar ID: 915 3331 7090 Password: 875661 

Parents of seniors of the Class of 2020 at Trumbull High School please watch for an email from me tomorrow via the THS email system.

I want to thank our community for participating in a peaceful and respectful gathering on Saturday morning. The exercise of your First Amendment rights of free speech and assembly were handled in a way that was a credit to our community.

If you or anyone you know is struggling to purchase food or can’t get to the store please contact Social Services at 203-452-5136, for this and other services and assistance.

Donations of food and monetary contributions are needed at the Food Pantry. Please visit the Food Pantry page on the Town website or call 203-452-5136 for more information on how you can donate.

I appreciate your continued cooperation and patience.

Please stay safe and stay well. Thanks for listening.

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