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Happenings in Westbrook

Posted on: September 14, 2020

Town News and COVID-19 Community Updates

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 To the Residents of Westbrook,

Released - September 14, 2020

First Selectman Bishop

COVID-19 Update & Mosquito Bite Prevention Awareness
Total # of COVID-19 Cases Among Westbrook Residents (Since the Beginning of the Pandemic): 35
Please Note: An address correction caused Westbrook’s positive case count to decrease by two.
Please continue to do your part by:
  • Wearing masks or cloth face coverings in public settings - For More Information , Click here;mask_01
  • Maintaining at least 6 feet of physical separation between you and other individuals who do not live in your household;
  • Avoiding crowds and large gatherings;
  • Washing hands frequently, and not touching your mouth, nose, or eyes with unwashed hands;
  • Stay home if feeling ill with COVID-19 related symptoms - For More Information, Click here;
  • Adhering to Governor Lamont’s Executive Orders - For More Information, Click here.

For the most up-to-date COVID-19 testing information, please visit the United Way of Connecticut website - By Clicking here.
For information and frequently asked questions regarding the State of Connecticut’s Travel Advisory, Please Click here.
For general information on COVID-19 in the State of Connecticut, Please Click here.

Please Take Action to Prevent Mosquito Bites:


- Use insect repellent when outside;
- Wear long sleeve shirts and long pants when outside;
- Empty standing water on your property;
- Ensure windows and doors are fully screened and protected.

The State of Connecticut Mosquito Trapping and Arbovirus Testing Program traps mosquitoes in the Town of Westbrook for virus testing.
As of this update, there have been NO trapped mosquitoes confirmed to have viruses in the Town of Westbrook.

To view the weekly State of Connecticut trapping and testing report, Please Click here.

For more information on mosquitoes, visit:

Please continue access our website,, which continues to be, from the number of “hits”, the single most effective way of communicating to residents.

You are encouraged to continue forwarding your emails to me with your important concerns.  

During these difficult times, good communication at all levels is essential.

  Thank you,

Noel Bishop, First Selectman 


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