FOR BUSINESSES AFFECTED BY COVID-19
For one-on-one assistance please contact: Karen Pollard, Economic Development Director firstname.lastname@example.org Mobile: 860-488-0492
COVID-19 Business Resources
New Milford Economic & Community Development: Karen Pollard, Economic Development Director All businesses are encouraged to contact the Economic Development Department to guarantee you are getting all of the latest up-to-date business announcements and resource lists. Local programs are being developed based on the demands of the business community and gaps in other programs. Karen’s Work Mobile – 860-488-0492, email@example.com. Conference call and video call available. Like New Milford Economic Development on Facebook @NMCTEconomicDevelopment. If you have resources for businesses, please send them in.
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BUSINESS REOPENING GUIDELINES FOR MAY 20
Restaurants will be allowed to have outdoor dining only, no indoor dining or bar areas, as of May 20. Seats are limited to 50% of the seats they have approval for indoor dining. Restaurants are responsible for table cleanliness and sanitization of the tables they are approved for. All employees must wear masks and gloves, customers wear masks except while eating.
Bank Street will be closed on Friday and Saturday nights from 4PM to 11PM for dining and retail shopping, and to allow social distancing. Railroad Street will have reduced parking, with spaces dedicated to restaurant dining blocked off by Jersey barriers.
There is a FREE local application and review process, found HERE.
Tents over 400 square feet will require permits but the fees are waived for outdoor dining.
State of CT Restaurant Sector Rules - REOPEN CONNECTICUT RULES FOR MAY 20!
Hair salons and barbershops will be opening on May 20 by appointment only. Nail and body services will not be open yet. Blow drying hair will be allowed. Employees will have PPE on during all procedures.
State of CT Hair Salons & Barbershop Sector Rules - REOPENING RULES FOR MAY 20!
Retail Shopping – ALL retail shopping centers and stores may open on May 20 with in store restrictions. Employees and customers must wear masks and maintain social distancing. Marks may be on the floors for spacing and directional arrows will help avoid conflicts. Capacity is limited to 50% and stores are responsible for enforcing all requirements.
State of CT Retail & Malls - REOPEN CONNECTICUT RULES FOR REOPENING MAY 20
State of CT MUSEUMS & ZOOS REOPENING RULES FOR MAY 20
State of CT OFFICES - REOPENING RULES