Take Other COVID-19 Precautions

Know Your Risk

It is important to understand your individual risk when it comes to COVID-19. Knowing the COVID-19 community level in Norwalk can help you determine which protections measures benefit you the most. If you are at higher risk for developing severe illness from COVID-19 consider taking additional protection measures.

Know Your Risk

Protect Yourself

Stay Up-to-Date with your Vaccines

Staying up-to-date with recommended COVID-19 vaccinations provides strong protection against severe illness, hospitalizations, and death. COVID-19 vaccines are safe, effective, and free. 

Additional Protection Measures

Wash Your Hands and Stop the Spread of Germs

Follow Travel Advisories

The State of Connecticut does not currently have travel mandates or requirements in place. However, health officials encourage people to be aware that travel still increases the chance of getting and spreading COVID-19. We urge you to continue taking precautions when you travel.

Travelers should review the CDC's travel guidance when planning travel outside of their local community. 

Do not travel if you:

  • are recommended to isolate with COVID-19

The CT Travel Advisory page offers additional information.

Take Precautions When Gathering

Learn steps you can take to protect yourself and loved ones when gathering for activities, events, or holidays.

Take Action if You're Exposed

If You're Exposed

Symptoms of COVID-19

People with COVID-19 experience a wide range of symptoms. Symptoms can be very mild or more severe. They include: 

  • fever or chills
  • cough
  • shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • fatigue
  • muscle or body aches
  • headache
  • new loss of taste or smell
  • sore throat
  • congestion or runny nose
  • nausea or vomiting
  • diarrhea

Take Action If You Are Sick or Test Positive

If You Test Positive

Use an at-home test or visit a test site to get a COVID test. If you test positive follow the CDC's guidance on isolation. If you have isolation-related questions, contact one of our contact tracers for help! 

Please note: If you think you’re having a medical emergency, call 911 right away. Don’t delay. Chest pain, difficulty breathing, or any serious medical problem should be treated right away. Emergency medical professionals are available to treat you safely.