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The New Fairfield Health Director has arranged for the Griffin Health/state Department of Public Health Mobile Vaccination Team to provide COVID-19 vaccinations in New Fairfield from 8am to 7pm, and on Saturday August 7th from 9am to 5pm.  The yellow van will be located in the New Fairfield High School parking lot. Pfizer, Moderna and J&J vaccine will be available. The clinic will vaccinate anyone over the age of 12, however those under 18 must be accompanied by a parent.  Vaccination will be  provided free of charge.

Litchfield County, the last in the state, has moved into the CDC category of “substantial” threat of COVID-19 spread.  New Milford reported 4 new cases yesterday from the day before.   Litchfield joined the state’s other seven counties as up from a “moderate” risk, but still below the rating of high transmission.

17 new hospitalizations in Connecticut were reported yesterday, as high as any day in nearly four months.  The daily positivity rate dipped back below 3-percent, but was still about 2.5 percent.  Governor Ned Lamont says the numbers may be creeping up, but Connecticut still has one of the lowest infections in the country.

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