Novel Coronavirus

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a respiratory illness that can spread from person to person. The virus that causes COVID-19 is a novel coronavirus that was first identified during an investigation into an outbreak in Wuhan, China.

Trumbull Town Government Operations During COVID-19

Many Town facilities are closed. For a list of closures, please click here: Trumbull Closings and Cancellations  

Trumbull Town offices are closed. Staff in each department are working remotely, so please call or email if you have a question or are in need of services.  

Learn how each department is assisting residents while offices are closed: Town Government Operations During COVID-19

Find information about Permits, Inspections, and UPDATED Land Use Applications Guidance - Effective 05/01/20

Information on Filing for Unemployment Benefits due to COVID-19

Food Pantry Donations:  With school closings and possible financial loss for some families, we are anticipating an influx in demand for pantry use. Monetary donations or gift cards are appreciated. Checks can be made payable to The Trumbull Food Pantry (Please do NOT mail cash) and mailed to: TRUMBULL FOOD PANTRY - 23 Priscilla Place - Trumbull, CT 06611.   You can also donate online.  100% of your donation goes directly to the Trumbull Food Pantry.   More information and a list of food needs can be found on our webpage. 

Senior Grocery Bag Program  Available for all seniors: Through the Federal Cares Act, our local Agency on Aging will be providing us with free grocery bags for seniors. Please let us know if you are interested in receiving a weekly grocery bag by calling (203) 452-5136. You can pick up your bag on Fridays (previously was Monday). Delivery is available for residents who are home-bound. All seniors are eligible and there is no cost for this. Also, everyone is eligible for the food pantry. Be sure to let us know if you have any other food needs. We can give that to you at the time of pick up or delivery. We are able to help those under 60 through our food pantry program. Don’t hesitate to call.  Depending upon food supplier some products may be replaced with others.  Click here for contents and more information. Call (203) 452-5136 to order or if you have any questions. Be sure to leave a message, staff are monitoring the phones.

Tax Deferment: We know that many homeowners and businesses are struggling in these uncertain times. The Governor issued an executive order that gave towns options to help defer taxes. On Tuesday, April 21, 2020, the Trumbull Town Council approved a deferment program for all taxpayers, including businesses, in Trumbull. The deferment applies to the following taxes and fees that became due on April 1, 2020 and that will become due through and including July 1, 2020.

  • April 1st real estate tax and sewer assessment: last day for payment without interest is extended from May 1, 2020 to July 1, 2020
  • May 1st sewer use fee: last day for payment without interest is extended from June 1, 2020 to August 3, 2020
  • July 1st real estate tax, sewer assessment, personal property tax, and motor vehicle tax: last day for payment without interest is extended from August 3, 2020 to October 1, 2020

Please Note:

  • Imposition of lien fees is not affected.
  • Real estate accounts in escrow and paid by a bank are not eligible for this program
  • No application is necessary for taxpayers, including businesses, unless they are considered a landlord.

Tax Deferment for Landlords: Trumbull landlords who wish to be included in the program will need to file an eligibility application. To learn more about how to qualify from the Tax Assessor’s office, please call 203-452-5016 or email mdevestern@trumbull-ct.gov.

For safety and security reasons, there will be no drop off box for tax payments. Please mail in payments or use our online system. No cash will be accepted through the mail. If mailing your tax payment, please address to Trumbull Town Hall, Tax Collector, 5866 Main Street, Trumbull, CT 06611. Use the following link to pay your taxes online: https://www.trumbull-ct.gov/285/Online-Tax-InquiryPayment-System

Elderly and Disabled Homeowners Program - At this time the Assessor’s office is closed. Please note: the filing requirements have changed this year per the Governor’s Executive Order 7SClick here for more information.  If you have any further questions please call 203-452-5016 to leave a voicemail or email to: jferrigno@trumbull-ct.gov.

Subscribe to Trumbull Citizen Alert

Residents can subscribe to the Trumbull Citizen Alert system from the Town of Trumbull. First Selectman Vicki Tesoro has been sending periodic "robocall" phone calls during the Coronavirus pandemic to those subscribed. The Trumbull Citizen Alert system database is comprised of approximately 22,000 contacts from listed phone numbers in the White Pages, Yellow Pages, and Citizen Opt-In Accounts. Residents with cell phone numbers and unlisted landline phone numbers must register to receive these messages. By registering, residents may select their preferred contact methods (mobile phone, home phone, email, etc.)Trumbull Citizen Alert Notification Sign up

Subscribe to Notify Me

Residents are able to subscribe to the Notify Me system to receive various alerts from the town website. Residents can receive an email for news announcements, meetings scheduled, emergency alerts, or other town information of personal interest when they are posted to the website. Business partners can similarly subscribe to receive alerts for invitations to bid.

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Trumbull COVID-19 Dashboard

Chart (JPG)A series of live case data, graphs, and information can be viewed on our Trumbull COVID-19 Dashboard. The Health Department and Nursing Department have been contacting residents who have contracted COVID-19 to follow up with them and ask questions about their experience dealing with the virus. 

Data presented is live and will be continuously updated to provide residents with the most up-to-date information.

View the COVID-19 Dashboard

First Selectman / Town Operations Updates

Trumbull Health Department & Social Services & First Responders Updates and ResourcesPublic Health - Prevent, Promote, Protect

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If you or a loved one is having a mental health crisis:

  • CT Information Hotline 211 or go to www.211ct.org for mobile crisis support for individuals and/or children.
  • Kids in Crisis also has a 24-hour hotline for assistance 203-661-1911. 
  • NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Health):  If you need to talk to someone, text NAMI to 741741 or call the NAMI Helpline at 1-800-950-NAMI (6264).
  • Alcoholics Anonymous: Please contact your site to see if meetings are continuing in your neighborhood.
  • The Hub CT is Southwest Connecticut’s Regional Behavioral Health Action Organization. Check their website for useful resources for mental health, prevention and wellness.  

Local Restaurants and BusinessTake Out and Delivery (JPG)

Many local restaurants and businesses in Trumbull have made arrangements to provide take out, delivery, and curbside pick up. A list of participating restaurants and businesses can be found below.  We will continue to update this list regularly.  

View the list of Local Restaurants with Take Out and Delivery

View the list of Local Businesses with Delivery

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