Keep Yourself and Your Community Healthy

  • Cover your mouth with a tissue or your upper sleeve when coughing or sneezing.
  • Discard used tissues immediately.
  • Wash your hands often for at least 20 seconds with soap and water or use hand sanitizer that is 60–90% alcohol-based.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, or mouth with unwashed hands.
  • Practice social distancing. Try to keep an optimal six-foot distance from other people.
  • Stay home if you are not feeling well or experiencing flu-like symptoms. Contact your doctor. Contact 211 if you need connection to a medical professional.

Up-to-Date Health Alerts & Information

Town of Hamden Covid-19 Information Center 

Check for COVID-19 alerts and recent updates.

State of Connecticut : Coronavirus

Learn about COVID-19 symptoms and prevention, and see the current case count in Connecticut.

Walk-Up COVID-19 Vaccine Locations in Connecticut

See all the locations across the State accepting walk-up vaccine appointments.

CDC: Coronavirus Disease 2019

Look to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for some of the most comprehensive information available regarding the coronavirus outbreak.

NIH: Coronavirus

Get the latest updates from the National Institute of Health

WHO: Coronavirus

Learn about the global impact of the coronavirus from the World Heath Organization.

Proquest Coronavirus Research (Library Card required)


COVID-19 Blog Posts

Library Blog

Back to Work CT Program

Governor Ned Lamont announced that as Connecticut continues to recover from the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, he is creating the Back to Work CT program, which will provide a one-time $1,000 bonus payment to 10,000 […]

Library Blog

Child Tax Credit

The Internal Revenue Service and the U.S. Department of the Treasury announced that the first monthly payment of the expanded and newly-advanceable Child Tax Credit (CTC) from the American Rescue Plan will be made on […]

Library Blog

Workouts at Home

Having trouble getting motivated? Missing your Zumba class? Yoga class? Strength training?  “Stay safe, Stay home” may be the order of the day (okay, months), but don’t let it keep you on the couch or […]