Mask Mandates Across Connecticut

Mask Mandates Across Connecticut

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As mask mandates pop up across the state of Connecticut and mask regulations change daily we wanted to provide you with a comprehensive list of the municipalities with mask mandates as of now. This list was put together with the help of NBC’s article “Where in CT Face Masks Are Required,” News 8’s article “Cities and towns in Connecticut mandating masks in indoor spaces,” Hartford Courant’s article “These Connecticut cities and towns have issued mask mandates as COVID-19 delta variant spreads,” and Connecticut state’s article “Do I have to wear a mask in public?” We hope that this information will help you in your work throughout the state.



Town

Mandate

Andover

Face masks are required at town hall and the library.

Ansonia

Ansonia City Hall is open to visitors, but you need to use a door buzzer and wear a mask.

The police department lobby is open to the public as usual. ARMS, Nature Center, Library and Public Works buildings are employee-only. The Transfer Station will remain open to the public.

Ashford

Masks are required in town buildings.

Avon

As of Aug. 10, masks are required at all town facilities, including the Avon Free Public Library. All employees and visitors are now required to wear masks in town facilities, including the library, regardless of vaccination status.

Barkhamsted

Anyone entering town hall must wear a mask, even if they have been vaccinated. The town will provide masks on each level of entry that will be given to anyone who needs one.

All employees will be required to wear a mask in shared office space and common areas, except when eating or drinking, and when meeting with the public.

Beacon Falls

Town Hall and library visitors are required to wear a mask regardless of vaccination status, effective Aug. 2. Social distancing is also encouraged.


The library is still offering curbside pickup.

Bethany

Masks are required to enter town hall.

Bethel

Face masks that cover both the mouth and nose are mandatory in all indoor areas, regardless of vaccination status, where safe social distancing cannot be maintained. This includes all indoor spaces that are open to the public such as when visiting town hall and other town buildings. Face masks will be provided at the main entrances to town hall for visitors who need one.

Bethlehem

Masks are preferred in town offices.

Bloomfield

On August 18, Bloomfield town officials announced a mask mandate for any indoor public spaces where social distancing is not possible. The order does not apply in residential dwellings. Violators can be fined $100.

Effective Aug. 19, Bloomfield is requiring masks or face coverings in indoor public spaces where social distancing of at least six feet is not possible, according to an executive order.

Bolton

The town of Bolton is requiring masks inside town buildings.

Bozrah

The general public is required to wear face masks when entering the Town Hall building.

Branford

Anyone who is not fully vaccinated should wear a mask or cloth face covering in town buildings. All fully vaccinated persons are strongly urged to wear a mask or face covering.


The East Shore District Health Department and their member towns of Branford, East Haven and North Branford strongly recommend people wear masks when indoors at all public places, regardless of vaccination status.

Bridgeport

The City of Bridgeport is requiring people to wear facial masks while indoors at any public places and/or in any business.

Facemasks will be needed when attending public indoor venues, including restaurants, grocery stores, theaters, gyms, and/or retailers.

The use of masks in public parks is recommended, especially in instances of gatherings, and at parks, and settings where social distancing is not possible.

Essential workers in Bridgeport must wear a mask at work. Mayor Joe Ganim signed an executive order regarding this on Tuesday, Aug. 13.

The state’s largest city followed suit with New Haven, Hartford and Stamford and issued a mask mandate effective Wednesday, Aug. 11, at restaurants, grocery stores, theaters, gyms and retailers.

“The masks will help in any situation for those that are vaccinated, not vaccinated, individuals that are vulnerable, and especially to help stop this virus from spreading to a child that is not eligible for the vaccine,” – Mayor Joe Ganim

Bristol

The general public is required to wear a face mask while in city hall until further notice.

Brookfield

Brookfield has extended the mask requirement to include all publicly used indoor spaces.

A face mask that covers the nose and mouth is mandatory in all indoor areas, both public and private, regardless of vaccine status, where safe social distancing cannot be maintained. This includes all indoor spaces that are open to the public.

This does not apply for private residences, workspaces not accessible to the general public; indoor restaurant dining when seated at the table or outdoor dining.

Brookfield town hall is requiring all visitors and employees to wear masks while inside the building.

Danbury Mayor Joe Cavo ordered an indoor mask mandate effective 12:01 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 15 requiring both vaccinated and unvaccinated individuals to wear masks in public indoor settings.

“I previously stated that a regional approach would be the most effective way to issue this mandate. After reaching out to local officials from surrounding towns, we are hopeful that Brookfield, Bethel, and Ridgefield may issue similar guidance in the coming days,” – Mayor Joe Cavo

Burlington

Masks are “highly recommended” inside Town of Burlington buildings for all visitors.

Canton

Everyone, regardless of vaccination status, is required to wear face masks when inside municipal buildings.

Chaplin

Chaplin is requiring all employees, vaccinated and unvaccinated, to wear a mask while working in an indoor setting and everyone, vaccinated and unvaccinated, who enters a town building is asked to wear a mask.

Cheshire

The town of Cheshire is requiring face coverings for all visitors and employees inside municipal facilities.

Colchester

Face masks are required in town-owned buildings. Masks are encouraged when inside in public places.

Columbia

Columbia re-instituted face mask requirements for all employees and visitors within town buildings.

Cornwall

Residents are asked to wear a mask when inside a building, including visits to Town Hall and the Transfer Station.

Coventry

Public buildings in Coventry are requiring facemasks indoors.

Danbury

Danbury is mandating that all individuals wear masks at all times while in public indoor settings, regardless of vaccination status. The mayor cited the spread of the delta variant as the reason for the order.

People visiting city hall must wear a mask inside the building.

The City of Danbury will enact a mask mandate in public indoor settings regardless of COVID vaccination status. Effective Sunday, Aug. 15 at 12:01 a.m. The Hat City is among neighbors New Fairfield, Ridgefield, Redding, Brookfield, and Bethel in requiring masks in indoor spaces.

Danbury Mayor Joe Cavo ordered an indoor mask mandate effective 12:01 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 15 requiring both vaccinated and unvaccinated individuals to wear masks in public indoor settings.

“I previously stated that a regional approach would be the most effective way to issue this mandate. After reaching out to local officials from surrounding towns, we are hopeful that Brookfield, Bethel, and Ridgefield may issue similar guidance in the coming days,” – Mayor Joe Cavo

Darien

Masks are required in town hall for all – vaccinated and unvaccinated.

East Hampton

Everyone is encouraged to wear a mask when they are indoors at a public place.

East Hampton is requiring people to wear masks when entering town government buildings to work or to conduct business, regardless of vaccination status.

Chatham Health District is requiring its employees and visitors to wear masks in its facilities and is also requiring its employees to wear masks while conducting district business in the community.

Mayor Marcia Leclerc announced on Monday, Aug. 23 that an indoor mask mandate would begin at midnight the following day. People who do not comply with the mandate will be subject to a $100 fine.

“It is imperative that all businesses and organizations follow this mandate as recommended by the CDC … Businesses and organizations can help set the standard of protecting their employees and customers by adhering to the universal mask mandate during this fourth wave of the pandemic.” – Mayor Marcia Leclerc

East Hartford

The Town of East Hartford has reinstituted face mask requirements for all employees and visitors, regardless of their COVID-19, vaccination status, for all town facilities. A town-wide indoor mask mandate went into effect at midnight Aug. 24th. All residents over 2 years old should wear masks in indoor public spaces, regardless of vaccination status.

There is an exemption while eating or drinking, when spaced at least six feet apart or due to a medical condition, behavioral condition or a disability. Persons who decline to wear a mask or face covering due to these circumstances will need written documentation. People who fail to wear a face mask or face covering will be subject to a $100 fine.

People visiting the town of East Hartford facilities must wear a facemask at all times. Remote services are available online, by phone and by dropbox for those who are unable to comply with the mask requirements, according to local officials.

Information on remote services is available on the Town website at www.easthartfordct.gov or by calling the Town Hall at 860-291-7100.

East Haven

The East Shore District Health Department and their member towns of Branford, East Haven and North Branford strongly recommend people wear masks when indoors at all public places, regardless of vaccination status.

East Lyme

Effective Aug. 13, masks will be mandatory in all Town of East Lyme municipal buildings regardless of vaccination status. Employees may be unmasked if they are able to maintain a safe 6-foot distance from others.

Easton

All visitors will be required to wear masks while in public buildings.

The Towns of Fairfield, Westport and Easton are coming together to issue temporary town wide mask policies effective Monday, Aug. 23, as a regional response to the spread of the Delta variant.

All residents of these towns who are over 2, whether vaccinated or unvaccinated, must wear a mask when indoors in public places Westport, Fairfield, and Easton have issued temporary town-wide mask mandates effective Aug. 23.

East Windsor

The Towns of East Windsor has issued an indoor townwide face mask mandate for any space that is frequented by the public.

South Windsor, East Windsor and Manchester are requiring masks in public indoor spaces, effective Aug. 20. The only exception is when people are eating, drinking or have a written medical exemption.

All private businesses are required to have all employees wear masks.

East Windsor First Selectman Jason Bowsza said the towns came together to institute a mask mandate to protect all residents from the coronavirus, but in particular children, who are currently unable to be vaccinated. The mandate is important, too, Bowsza said, to protect local businesses.

“It’s incumbent on the adults to be the adults in the room and take whatever precautions we can take to protect health and to prevent any sector closures, because we saw the effect it had on businesses last year.” – First Selectman Jason Bowsza

Essex

Masks are required for all town hall employees and visitors.

Fairfield

The Towns of Fairfield, Westport and Easton are coming together to issue temporary town wide mask policies effective Monday, Aug. 23, as a regional response to the spread of the Delta variant.

All residents of these towns who are over 2, whether vaccinated or unvaccinated, must wear a mask when indoors in public places

Farmington

Town hall is requesting visitors wear masks, regardless of vaccination status.

Franklin

The Board of Selectmen has 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 accommodations can be arranged.

Glastonbury

All visitors are required to wear face coverings in all Town buildings and facilities, regardless of vaccination status, as are all users of Town sponsored public transportation such as Senior Center vans, cars and buses.

Greenwich

Greenwich instituted a universal mask requirement and enforcement began Monday, August 23.

All visitors to town hall are also required to wear a mask, regardless of vaccination status.

Groton

An indoor mask mandate went into effect on Monday, Aug. 23.

All employees and visitors entering Town of Groton facilities are required to wear a mask. Anyone who declines to wear a face mask or cloth face covering because of a medical condition is required to call ahead to make alternative arrangements.

New London and Groton officials announced together Thursday that the two towns will require masks be worn in indoor spaces by both vaccinated and unvaccinated people.

Guilford

As of Aug. 6, masks are required in all town buildings for the public and employees, regardless of vaccination status.

Hamden

Hamden has issued an indoor mask mandate, effective Aug. 19. Hamden has issued a mask mandate for all indoor public spaces. Face masks will also be required at outdoor gatherings of more than 250 people at Town of Hamden facilities or parks.

For complete information on vaccine clinics in the local Hamden area and Greater New Haven Region, visit qvhd.org/vaccine or contact Cornell Scott Health at 203-503-3000.

Mayor Curt Balzano Leng added in his emergency order that “the wearing of masks or cloth face coverings compliant with CDC guidelines for protection shall be required for all outdoor gatherings of more than 250 persons at Town of Hamden facilities or parks.”

Hampton

Anyone entering Hampton town hall must wear masks.

Hartford

In Hartford, Mayor Luke Bronin announced a mask mandate for indoor spaces beginning at midnight on Tuesday, Aug. 10. “We’re instituting a mask mandate tonight to slow the spread as we continue our vaccination efforts, and we’ll assess this mandate on an ongoing basis over the next few weeks,” he said, in a news release.

The face mask mandate is in effect for anyone indoors in Hartford, except for those with relevant medical conditions, children under the age of 2, while eating or drinking, and for people who are alone in an indoor space or in an office setting where there are partitions between them and other people.

Hartford Public Schools will also require educators, staff, and students to wear masks. Public buildings and private business visitors will be required to wear masks indoors beginning midnight on Tuesday, Aug. 10.


State Capitol Complex: People entering buildings on the state Capitol campus in Hartford are now required to wear masks or other appropriate face coverings when in common areas, including fully vaccinated individuals.

Killingworth

Town Hall is open to masked visitors.

Lebanon

Town employees will wear masks in town facilities and residents are encouraged to do the same. Masks will be available at entrances.

Lisbon

Masks and social distancing will continue to be required at town hall until further notice.

Lyme

Masks are required for all employees and visitors to Town facilities, regardless of their vaccination status.

Madison

The town reinstituted an indoor mask requirement for all town facilities for all town employees and members of the public, regardless of vaccination status.

Residents are encouraged to wear a mask in any indoor public space, including local retail stores, restaurants and other indoor settings.

Manchester

Manchester has a town-wide mask mandate for all indoor spaces that are frequented by the public. The only exemptions to this mandate are when people are seated and eating or drinking in an establishment or have a valid written medical exemption from a physician.

Masks are also mandatory in Manchester’s public municipal buildings.

South Windsor, East Windsor and Manchester are requiring masks in public indoor spaces, effective Aug. 20. The only exception is when people are eating, drinking or have a written medical exemption.

All private businesses are required to have all employees wear masks.

East Windsor First Selectman Jason Bowsza said the towns came together to institute a mask mandate to protect all residents from the coronavirus, but in particular children, who are currently unable to be vaccinated. The mandate is important, too, Bowsza said, to protect local businesses.

“It’s incumbent on the adults to be the adults in the room and take whatever precautions we can take to protect health and to prevent any sector closures, because we saw the effect it had on businesses last year.” – East Windsor First Selectman Jason Bowsza

Mansfield

Mansfield has issued an emergency order requiring masks or cloth face covers to be worn by everyone, regardless of vaccination status, in all indoor public spaces, meeting spaces, private businesses, and all places of employment except when eating or drinking.


Masks or cloth face coverings must be worn by all individuals, regardless of vaccination status, in all indoor public spaces, meeting spaces, private indoor businesses, and all places of employment except when eating and drinking. Effective August 14, at 12:01 AM.


Mansfield, home to UConn’s Storrs campus, will require all individuals to wear masks indoors beginning 12:01 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 14.


Masks must be worn “in all indoor public spaces, meeting spaces, private indoor businesses and all places of employment except when eating and drinking,” according to a notice from the town.

Meriden

The City of Meriden is strongly recommending that all residents and visitors wear masks when conducting business in indoor settings, regardless of whether they have been vaccinated or not. Masks are required to be worn inside city buildings such as City Hall, the Library, and Senior Center.

The city is encouraging businesses to adopt universal masking requirements for customers entering indoor areas of their businesses.

Middlebury

Masks are whether vaccinated or not, or if you have already had COVID at all town facilities.

Middletown

Employees and the public, regardless of vaccination status, are required to wear a mask in City-owned buildings.

Montville

Masks are required in all town facilities. While conducting business at town hall, wear a mask and keep distanced.

New Fairfield

New Fairfield joined neighboring towns of Danbury, Ridgefield, Redding, Brookfield and Bethel to require masks in all publicly used indoor spaces. They are required in both public and private, regardless of vaccine status, where safe social distancing cannot be maintained. This includes all indoor spaces that are open to the public. The order does not include private residences, workspaces not accessible to the general public, indoor dining when seated at the table and outdoor dining.

Danbury Mayor Joe Cavo ordered an indoor mask mandate effective 12:01 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 15 requiring both vaccinated and unvaccinated individuals to wear masks in public indoor settings.

“I previously stated that a regional approach would be the most effective way to issue this mandate. After reaching out to local officials from surrounding towns, we are hopeful that Brookfield, Bethel, and Ridgefield may issue similar guidance in the coming days,” – Danbury Mayor Joe Cavo

Newington

All Town buildings will be closed to the public. All services must be provided remotely, online, curbside, etc. Any in-person programming or services should be done outdoors (masks suggested, social distancing required). Masks are required for all, regardless of vaccination status.

New Haven

New Haven will require indoor masking at all establishments, including bars, restaurants, theaters, stores, gyms, and office buildings, effective Monday, Aug. 9 at 12:01 a.m, regardless of vaccination status.

“I’ve been quite clear that we’re going to use every tool that we can to make sure that we keep residents safe,” – New Haven Mayor Justin Elicker

New London

New London requires masks while in city buildings.

There will be signs posted at the entrance to New London city buildings along with a supply of masks for visitors. The city notes that if someone cannot wear a mask because of a medical condition or if someone has a religious objection, they can call ahead and make an appointment for service.

According to a news release from Mayor Michael Passero, the city’s finance building will be open to the public by appointment only.

Passero stressed the importance of the new requirement because of new data that shows fully vaccinated people who are infected with the delta variant might be infectious and can spread the virus to others.

New London and Groton officials announced together Thursday that the two towns will require masks be worn in indoor spaces by both vaccinated and unvaccinated people. The mandate will take effect Monday, Aug. 23.

New Milford

Masks are required in all town municipal buildings.

North Branford

The mask policy for North Branford municipal buildings requires masks for unvaccinated individuals and recommends them for vaccinated individuals.

The East Shore District Health Department and their member towns of Branford, East Haven and North Branford strongly recommend people wear masks when indoors at all public places, regardless of vaccination status.

North Haven

All members of the public, whether vaccinated or not, will be required to wear a face mask or suitable face covering when inside all town buildings.

North Stonington

Masks are required for all entering Town Hall and the meeting space at 298 Norwich Westerly Road.

Norwalk

The city of Norwalk is requiring indoor face coverings for everyone, regardless of vaccination status. This includes at bars, gyms, restaurants, movie theaters, supermarkets and everywhere physical distancing cannot be maintained. According to the mayor’s office, this will be enforced by the Norwalk Police Department and Norwalk Health Department.

Masks will be required indoors regardless of vaccination status beginning 12:01 a.m. Friday, Aug. 13 in Norwalk, the city announced.

“While I believe a statewide policy, rather than 169 different approaches, makes the most sense as we see a resurgence of COVID-19, I felt it important to reinstate the mask mandate across Norwalk to help keep our residents safe,” – Mayor Harry Rilling

Norwich

The city of Norwich announced a mask mandate taking effect Monday, August 23 through at least October 22.

Orange

The general public is required to wear a mask when conducting business in all town buildings.

Portland

Due to the new Delta variant, masks are required at town hall regardless of vaccination status.

Prospect

Masks must be worn in all town buildings.

Redding

Redding requires mask-wearing in all municipal buildings as well as all indoor public spaces.

Danbury Mayor Joe Cavo ordered an indoor mask mandate effective 12:01 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 15 requiring both vaccinated and unvaccinated individuals to wear masks in public indoor settings.

“I previously stated that a regional approach would be the most effective way to issue this mandate. After reaching out to local officials from surrounding towns, we are hopeful that Brookfield, Bethel, and Ridgefield may issue similar guidance in the coming days,” – Danbury Mayor Joe Cavo

Ridgefield

The Town of Ridgefield joined the neighboring communities of Bethel, Brookfield, Danbury, New Fairfield, and Redding in requiring all individuals to wear masks while in public indoor settings, regardless of vaccination status.

Danbury Mayor Joe Cavo ordered an indoor mask mandate effective 12:01 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 15 requiring both vaccinated and unvaccinated individuals to wear masks in public indoor settings.

“I previously stated that a regional approach would be the most effective way to issue this mandate. After reaching out to local officials from surrounding towns, we are hopeful that Brookfield, Bethel, and Ridgefield may issue similar guidance in the coming days,” – Danbury Mayor Joe Cavo

Rocky Hill

Rocky Hill will require the wearing of face masks or face coverings in all public, indoor settings, regardless of vaccination status, effective midnight on August 20.

This includes for all public indoor spaces; congregate living settings, including nursing homes, senior housing, group homes and shelters; health care facilities; schools, including elementary and secondary schools, technical colleges, two -year colleges, colleges and universities; and houses of worship.

The exceptions are people under 2 years old; while consuming food or beverage at a restaurant, bar, or venue serving food and/or beverage; people in an indoor space when they are alone or otherwise separated from others by a partition and at least six feet of distance; people who are fully vaccinated and performing in theater, musical, comedy or other indoor professional artistic productions, either during rehearsals or during shows, though masking during rehearsals is strongly recommended.

“The Town of Rocky Hill has determined that to slow the spread of the Delta variant, protect its residents and protect those visiting and conducting business in Rocky Hill, it shall follow the preventive public health practices of the CDC,” the town said in a release.

Roxbury

Face masks are required in town hall.

Seymour

Only requiring masks in municipal buildings, effective Aug. 12.

Sharron

Masks must be worn in town hall.

Simsbury

All staff and visitors to town buildings are required to properly wear face coverings, including attendees of public meetings. Individuals that have been diagnosed with COVID-19, are awaiting the results of a COVID-19 test, or are currently ill should not visit the town facilities in person.

In Simsbury a mask order takes effect Monday, Aug. 23, requiring face coverings for all people over 2 in indoor settings, regardless of vaccination status, unless exempted by a medical or behavioral condition.

“The health and safety of our residents is our top priority, … It’s critical that we take this proactive approach to ensure that our children can go to school in person, and our businesses can continue to operate safely.” – First Selectman Eric Wellman

Southbury

Masks will be required in municipal buildings. The mask mandate took effect on Monday, Aug. 16.

South Windsor

South Windsor is implementing a town-wide mask mandate effective Sept. 3. People must wear a mask unless seated and eating or drinking in an establishment, vaccinated, standing at least six feet away from someone, or a health provider note.

When indoors, in a public location of a private business, everyone must wear a mask unless they are seated and eating or drinking in an establishment; or vaccinated, isolated, stationary and more than six feet from another individual; or has a valid written medical exemption from a physician.

All private businesses within the Town of South Windsor are required to have all employees and patrons wear a mask while in their facility and following the CDC mask wearing guidelines.

South Windsor, East Windsor and Manchester are requiring masks in public indoor spaces, effective Aug. 20. The only exception is when people are eating, drinking or have a written medical exemption.

“It’s incumbent on the adults to be the adults in the room and take whatever precautions we can take to protect health and to prevent any sector closures, because we saw the effect it had on businesses last year.” – East Windsor First Selectman Jason Bowsza

Sprague

Fully vaccinated employees and the public are asked to return to wearing masks. Masks are required for all unvaccinated employees and residents.

Stamford

All employees, vaccinated or unvaccinated, are required to wear a mask in the government center and other city facilities. Visitors and the general public are required to wear a face mask at all times when in the government center and other city facilities.

Stamford has instituted a face mask mandate for all indoor public spaces, regardless of vaccination status.

The requirement extends to bars, restaurants, theatres, office buildings, and gyms. Masks will also be required at all outdoor gatherings of more than 100 persons at City of Stamford facilities or parks, regardless of vaccination status.

The mayor said a mask or face covering will be required in any private indoor business or place of employment where social distancing is impractical, unlikely, or difficult to maintain.

Stamford Mayor David Martin announced a mask mandate that will take effect at 8 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 12. The mandate applies to indoor spaces as well as at outdoor gatherings of more than 100 people at facilities or parks run by the city.“This mask mandate is in the best interests of the people of our City, and is necessary to minimize the substantial threat to public health due to the ongoing rise in the spread of Covid-19,” Martin said, in a statement.

Stonington

Stonington is mandating the wearing of masks in the common areas of town hall and human services and is requiring those entering town hall and human services to wear masks.

Stratford

Staff and visitors to town hall are required to wear a mask, regardless of vaccination status.

Trumbull

Visitors to Town buildings and employees who are not fully COVID-19 vaccinated must wear a mask or face covering in all public areas and offices. Unvaccinated employees in their private office are not required to wear a mask or face covering while alone in their private office.

Waterford

Masks are mandatory in all municipal buildings, regardless of vaccination status.

Westbrook

Everyone is required to wear a mask indoors in Westbrook municipal buildings, regardless of vaccination status.

West Hartford

Officials have imposed a universal mask mandate, effective Aug. 20 now that the town has reached the “red zone” of community transmission. The Town of West Hartford will impose a local universal indoor mask mandate effective at noon today and until further notice. The indoor mask mandate will require everyone to wear a mask in any indoor place in town. It does not apply to residences. The exceptions are for people who are more than six feet apart, people with a medical condition, behavioral condition, or disability that prevents them from wearing a mask, anyone under the age of 2 years and when people are eating and drinking.

Masks are required in all West Hartford municipal buildings. Employees and visitors are required to wear a mask when entering municipal buildings and in public areas within the building including hallways, restrooms, and meeting rooms. Greeters will offer a mask to visitors if they arrive without one. Exceptions will be made for people with health issues that prevent them from wearing a mask.

West Haven

Face masks are required to enter all city buildings. This mandate applies to everyone, even those who are fully vaccinated.

West Haven will now require people to wear face masks in all city buildings until further notice.

Weston

Staff, visitors and patrons of all town buildings, including the library and town hall, are required to wear a mask regardless of individual vaccination status.

Westport

All residents of these towns who are over 2, whether vaccinated or unvaccinated, must wear a mask when indoors in public places.

Staff, visitors and patrons of all Westport town buildings, including the library, have been required to wear a mask regardless of individual vaccination status.

Visitors are required to follow contact tracing, mask requirements, temperature checks and other safety protocols when entering buildings.

The Towns of Fairfield, Westport and Easton are coming together to issue temporary town wide mask policies effective Monday, Aug. 23, as a regional response to the spread of the Delta variant.

Wethersfield

Effective Saturday, August 28, Wethersfield will have a mask mandate for all indoor venues open to the public. This includes businesses, restaurants, town buildings and meeting spaces.

The following situations are exceptions: Persons in an indoor space alone or otherwise separated from others by a partition and/or at least six feet of distance. Persons currently consuming food or beverages at a restaurant, bar or venue serving food and/or beverage. Persons two years and younger. Persons with a valid, written medical exemption from a physical.

Willington

Willington is reinstituting face mask requirements for all employees and visitors within town buildings, regardless of vaccination status.

The Eastern Highlands Health District recommends that vaccinated persons wear masks in public indoor spaces.

Wilton

Masks must be worn in municipal buildings by all unvaccinated individuals over 2 years of age.

Winchester

All members of the town staff and all members of the public will be required to wear masks in public buildings in Winchester, regardless of vaccination status.

Windsor

The town of Windsor is requiring face coverings for all individuals in all town facilities regardless of vaccination status, effective on Aug. 21.

It applies for anyone over the age of 2 who enters indoor spaces that are frequented by the public. Those who are seated and eating or drinking at restaurants are exempt as are those persons that have a valid written medical exemption.

Windsor Locks

The Towns of East Windsor, South Windsor and Windsor Locks strongly encourage all residents and visitors to our community to wear masks when conducting business within establishments.

The towns of East Windsor, South Windsor, and Windsor Locks jointly urged Friday, Aug. 13, residents and visitors to wear masks in establishments. The joint statement said in part, “We all strongly believe that the situation requires a uniform, statewide policy regarding mask requirements indoors in public places. In the absence of that state-wide policy, we are working jointly to protect the residents in our communities.

Several other towns in Connecticut are requiring or encouraging mask-wearing at town hall and other municipal buildings. Call your local town hall for more information.

Wolcott

People going to town hall must wear a mask and remain six feet apart from others.

Woodbury

According to the town website, face masks are required to enter any town buildings.

 

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