Town of Burlington COVID-19 Update 6/17/20:

As the Town of Burlington Officials continue to closely monitor the COVID-19 crisis, we would like to share the following link to CT Dept of Health for important daily updates.

Listed below are updates regarding Town Hall Business:

Burlington's Food Pantry 6/17/20:

Continues to remain open by appointment to provide assistance to all of those in need.  Town Coordinator Gjyl Kozlu can be reached at (860) 550-5415 or by e-mail: [email protected]

Preferred donations to the Burlington Food Pantry during the COVID-19 pandemic can be in the form of gifts cards to supermarkets/big box retail or checks made payable to "Burlington Food & Fuel Bank" and should be mailed to Burlington Town Hall, 200 Spielman Highway, Burlington, CT 06013, Attention: First Selectman Ted Shafer or left in the Drop Box by the front door of the Town Hall.

Town Hall 6/17/20:

Town Hall remains CLOSED to the public.  Business will be conduted by phone, email and online. Use the following Town Hall Directory to reach staff. 

It is quite likely that callers will be greeted by a voicemail message.  We encourage you to leave a message.  Staff are checking voicemail frequently and you will receive a call back as soon as we are able.

Parks and Recreation 6/17/20:

Foote Road Pond opens July 1 from 1-4 pm. Membership must be purchased online at myburlingtonrec.com and reservation made by calling Parks and Recreation at 860-673-6789 ext 7. Please go to myburlingtonrec.com to read through a list of the modifications during COVID-19

Foote Road Camp opens July 6. Registration must be completed online. Please go to myburlingtonrec.com to read through a list of the modifications during COVID-19.

Town parks and fields will open Wednesday, June 17. Please wear a mask and socially distance.

Basketball courts can resume play on July 6.

Playgrounds remain closed at this time.

Senior Center remains closed at this time.  Staff & volunteers continue to check on and assist our seniors.

Burlington Public Library Update 6/17/20:

“Contactless Curbside” pick up service will start on Thursdays beginning June 25th. We ask that you please read the Curbside policy below for more information on how to borrow Library materials.

1. All holds must be placed by Monday at 12 PM of each week. Holds must be placed online through our library catalog (https://burlingtonctlibrary.org/)

Please note, library staff will not fill holds over the phone.

2. There will be a limit on how many holds may be filled for each Burlington cardholder. The limit is currently 5 items per card with a limit of 2 items designated as “new.” (Items include: books, audiobooks, DVDs and magazines). Please note, at this time we will not be circulating our museum passes.

3. Library staff will do their best to fill holds on the items you requested. If we are unable to locate an item on your request list, we will put a notice with the rest of your items notifying you of the title that we were unable to fill.

4. All holds will be checked out to your card and you will be given a due date of 3 weeks from your pick-up date (which will be Thursday of each week). Your items will be placed in a bag and your name will be on the outside of the bag.

5. Pick up day for curbside items will be Thursday of each week from 3:30 PM – 7:30 PM. When you arrive at the Library, we ask that you remain in your car and call us at 860-673-3331. A staff member will bring your items outside and place them on the bench near the Library’s entrance. Once the staff member has returned inside the building, you may leave your vehicle and get your bag.

6. Any items that are not picked up by 7:30 PM on Thursday will be returned to the shelf.

Information/ resources...

Center for Disease Control and Prevention - Coronavirus www.cdc.gov

Connecticut Department of Public Health www.portal.ct.gov/Coronavirus

Bristol Burlington Health District www.bbhd.org

Contact Information:

For general questions call 2-1-1 for the Coronavirus Info Center or text "CTCOVID" to 898211. The 2-1-1 hotline is available 24 hours a day.

Take these everyday preventative actions...

Wash hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If soap and water are not available, use alcohol-based hand sanitizer. 

Avoid touching your eyes nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.

Avoid close contact with people who are sick.

Stay home when you are sick.

Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then dispose of the tissue in the trash.

Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.

Avoid shaking hands; instead wave or just say hello.

Anyone experiencing symptoms is strongly urged to contact their medical provider.