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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resource Center

We are all facing unprecedented challenges due to the rapid spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19).  Circumstances are changing by the hour and our lawyers are closely monitoring information shared by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization ( as well as other local and national health organizations. We will continue to provide updates on how to navigate this global health challenge. We encourage you to bookmark this page and check back regularly.

For Health Care Providers and Organizations

March 27, 2020 - COVID-19 Update: N95 Masks and PPE: Guidelines for Use and Importation

March 27, 2020 - Resource: CT Release of Patient Information COVID-19

March 26, 2020 - COVID-19: CMS Provides Quality Reporting Program Relief

March 26, 2020 - Resource: AMA Special Coding Advice During COVID-19

March 25, 2020 - CMS FAQs and Guidance for COVID-19 Response

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For Employers

March 31, 2020 - Webinar: In the COVID-19 Pandemic, What Comes Next For Employers?

March 27, 2020 - USDOL Issues Second Round of Guidance on COVID-19 Paid Leave

March 25, 2020 - USDOL Issues Guidance on COVID-19 Paid Leave Provisions

March 23, 2020 - Executive Order No. 7J: New DECD Guidance and Rules of the Road for "Stay Safe, Stay Home"

March 21, 2020 - COVID-19 Update: Connecticut's "Stay Safe – Stay at Home Order"

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For Updates Related to Real Estate and Construction

>> Visit our COVID-19: Real Estate Leasing page for updates specific to Real Estate Leasing for CT and NY

March 28, 2020 - COVID-19: Stimulus and Relief Packages for Property Owners and Businesses

March 23, 2020 – COVID-19: Executive Order No. 7H and General Leasing/Rent Concerns

March 23, 2020 - Gov. Lamont's Executive Order 7I, Modifying Procedures and Deadlines for Municipal Land Use

March 19, 2020 - Governor Lamont's Order Regarding Public Agency Meetings

March 18, 2020 - COVID-19: Delays May Affect Construction Project Schedules and Budgets

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For Manufacturers

March 16, 2020 - Coronavirus Causing Disruptions Along Supply Chain

March 13, 2020 - With Coronavirus in Connecticut, Some Preliminary FAQs for Manufacturers

For Schools

March 25, 2020 - Bureau of Special Education Issues Guidance on Continued Educational Opportunities and Special Education During COVID-19 Pandemic

March 24, 2020 - Commissioner of Education Relaxes Portion of Student Data Privacy Law During School Closure

March 23, 2020 - OSERS Issues Additional Guidance Related to Remote Delivery of Special Education and Related Services

March 22, 2020 - UPDATE: Student Data Privacy and COVID-19

March 19, 2020 - Resource Links for Connecticut Institutions of Higher Education and Private Occupational Schools in Response to COVID-19

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For Taxpayers and Tax Return Preparers

March 22, 2020 - IRS and Connecticut DRS Announce Extension of Filing and Payment of Tax for Trust Income Tax Returns

March 21, 2020 - Connecticut and IRS Extend April 15 Income Tax Deadlines

March 16, 2020 - COVID-19: Connecticut Department of Revenue Services Extends Filing and Payment Dates on Certain Returns

General Guidance

March 27, 2020 - CT Business Impact Survey

March 27, 2020 - States' Shutdown Orders During COVID-19

March 27, 2020 - COVID-19: Governor Lamont's Executive Orders for the State of Connecticut

March 23, 2020 - COVID-19: Governor Lamont Authorizes Virtual Shareholders' Meetings

March 20, 2020 - Secure Teleworking at Scale During Coronavirus

March 19, 2019 - Governor Lamont - FAQs on the State of Connecticut's Actions on COVID-19

Please do not hesitate to contact your Shipman & Goodwin lawyers or anyone at the firm with questions and concerns. We truly hope you are healthy and safe. 

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