COVID-19 INFO & GUIDANCE FOR TOWN HALL OPERATIONS

**  FOR COMPREHENSIVE INFORMATION ABOUT THE STATE OF CONNECTICUT COVID-19 & GUIDANCE PLEASE VISIT THE UNCAS HEALTH DISTRICT WEBSITE BY CLICKING THIS LINK:  https://uncashd.org/ **

UPDATED TOWN HALL BUILDING OPERATIONS:   

The Franklin Town Hall is open for business to the public with certain restrictions as follows**   

The Board of Seletmen have reinstated the mask mandate in all Town Facilities regardless of vaccine status.  If you are uncomfortable with or unable to wear a mask, please reach out to the office you wish to contact and accomodations can be arranged.  The Board of Selectmen will review the COVID situation on a bi-weekly basis.  All facilities except the Senior Center will remain open to the public at this time.  The Senior Center will be closed August 23rd until further notice.

Town Hall hours are Monday through Thursday 8:30 am to 3:00 pm, and Tuesday evenings 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm.  ** Hours for each individual office may differ and are listed on the homepage of each    office on this website.

I know this has been hard on all of you, but we can get through this.  We will follow up with more information as it becomes available.  Please, feel free to reach out to me with any concerns. 860-886-3114.  Sincerely, Charles Grant, III, First Selectman, Town of franklin

MEETINGS BOARDS & COMMISSIONS:  All Boards & Commisions are now holding their meetings in-person and will continue to offer a ZOOM Virtual  Meeting format or a Call-in format until further notice.  To connect to meetings virtually, open Agenda as posted on the website page for the Board/Commission meeting you would like to attend and follow ZOOM or PHONE Options.

EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT:  March 17, 2020

     Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) - COVID-19

     https://portal.ct.gov/-/media/Coronavirus/COVID-19-FAQs.pdf?la=en

In addition to the following Websites, (CT Department of Public Health & Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC), your local health directors and health district directors are great sources of information including points on preparedness.  The CT DPH has been holding regular weekly conference calls with local health officials to keep them updated on the situation. 

Please see the Franklin Website and click-on tabs "Departments" and "Health District" for our local district contact information.

https://portal.ct.gov/DPH/Public-Health-Preparedness/Main-Page/2019-Novel-Coronavirus

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/php/index.html

William Eyberse, Director of Emergency Management

BOARD OF EDUCATION:  March 13, 2020

For COVID-19 information regarding Franklin Elementary Schools see this link:   http://franklinschoolct.org/