An Urgent Appeal to Help Stop the Spread
I want to take this opportunity to talk about the difficult problem facing us, of convincing all Weston residents to recognize that each of us has the ability to control Covid-19 infections.
The first line of defense for Covid 19 is prevention—stopping the community spread of the virus.
During the first wave in April and May, Weston residents did a fantastic job of taking the necessary precautions to prevent the transmission of the virus.
Unfortunately, now that we are have entered into the second wave, where Covid fatigue has set in, many residents have returned to pre-Covid social interactions and are failing to follow personal protection recommendations. With families gathering to celebrate the upcoming holidays, out of town guest and family members should follow Connecticut quarantine guidelines.
Unless we all commit to controlling the virus at the prevention level, the rate of transmission can and will continue to grow exponentially, resulting in an uncontrolled level of infections, hospitalizations, and a serious depletion of town emergency resources.
We are asking all of you to do what you can to help Stop the Spread
Here are some immediate precautions you can take as recommended by public health experts:
Take a look at what the CDC is recommending to prevent further spread over the upcoming holidays.
Stay Safe and do all that you can to help protect our community and our first responders.
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