• Wear a face mask when you are out in the public.
  • Use hand sanitizer; wash hands for 20 seconds – several times per day.
  • Stay at least 6 feet away from others when in public.
  • Avoid gathering in groups of more than 5 people.
  • Limit your activities in public to those that are essential.

All Town Facilities Remain Closed to the Public. Office Visits are By Appointment Only.

Please contact our staff by email and phone. Click Here for the Department Contact List

Executive Order 7BB from Governor Ned Lamont Requiring Face Masks

Special Note About Executive Order 7-1

Executive Order 7-I, Section 19c allows for the electronic publishing of Legal Notices on the Municipal Website. On Portland's website, these Notices are accessed by selecting the individual Board or Commission from the Agendas & Minutes tab on the toolbar.

Chatham Health Update

June 29, 2020
The Chatham Health District (CHD) reports that there are 308 reported cases and 36 deaths due to COVID-19 within CHD.  The District includes the towns of Colchester, East Haddam, East Hampton, Hebron, Marlborough and Portland.  The CHD reports that there are 71 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Portland and 14 deaths in Portland attributed to COVID-19.
Few new cases of COVID-19 have been identified throughout the month of June, suggesting that community transmission is minimal across Chatham Health District at the present time.
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