As COVID cases continue to rise statewide, New Fairfield is once again in the red zone with a case rate of 18.5 per 100,000 population. Yesterday alone, New Fairfield recorded 18 new COVID cases, bringing the number of current active cases in town to 35. This compares to a case count of 18 at this time last week.
There are currently 15 cases in children under the age of 12, and the majority of cases continue to be found in unvaccinated individuals.
The Griffin Health/Department of Public Health Vaccination Van will be in New Fairfield tomorrow at the High School cafeteria from 9am to 5pm. 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 or guardian. Vaccination will be provided free of charge. Boosters will be available consistent with CDC and CT DPH guidance.