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Governor Lamont's Roadmap for Reopening Connecticut

With input from state agencies and departments, legislators, and subject matter experts from the Reopen CT Advisory Group, Governor Lamont released a roadmap for reopening Connecticut.  

Roadmap for Reopening Connecticut 


Connecticut Business Owner & Worker Sentiment Surveys

As part of the reopening process, AdvanceCT sought feedback from the Connecticut small business community - including business owners and workers.  The Small Business Reopening Survey identified pain points, and the Worker Sentiment Survey gathered insights into concerns about going back to work.  The surveys were open from April 29 through May 12, 2020 and the results are available below.



Re-Open Your Business

Connecticut businesses will be allowed to reopen in planned phases. Review the reopening guidelines, and learn how to self-certify your business. 

Reopening Guidelines

Free Course from Northeastern

Northeastern University’s Global Resilience Institute and Business School just launched a free online resource to help businesses plan their COVID-19 restart and recovery. The 9-part course covers topics including keeping employees and customers safe, working with suppliers, and securing operating capital. The courses can be found here.

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In the weeks ahead, Reopen Connecticut will roll out a plan to restart CT's economy — one backed by data, science and common sense. From retail to restaurants, barbershops to bars, family farms to major manufacturers, Reopen Connecticut will provide resources and best practices to ensure employee and customer safety.