Coronavirus Resource Center for Council 4 Members

If you are a Council 4 local union member and have a question regarding the pandemic and associated state/municipal/private sector closures, you can submit it to [email protected]

The situation around the coronavirus epidemic is rapidly changing. Please utilize this COVID-19 Resource Center for updates, resources, union event cancellations and more. You will find useful links at the bottom of this page.

As we navigate our way through a public health crisis,  Council 4 is working to protect the health and safety of our members and our communities, and to prevent financial harm caused by workplace shutdowns.. Be sure to include your full name, AFSCME local union number and your employer.

If you have immediate coronavirus-related concerns, please be sure to reach out to your local union steward/elected leadership, or your Council 4 Representative. Click here to access our Council 4 staff listing.

  • Click here for the complete SEBAC report, The Latest on State Government Response to COVID-19. This includes revised OPM/DAS Guidelines. (Updated 3.27.20) 
  • Click here for a page summary of SEBAC's concerns/recommendations. (Updated 3.27.20)
  • Click here for a stand-alone copy of the latest OPM/DAS guidelines. (Updated 3.27.20)

Resources for members:

  • Click here for Gov. Lamont's March 20 Executive Order, "Stay Safe, Stay Home.
  • Click here for our COVID-19 FAQs for NP-3 Administrative Clerical Bargaining Unit.
  • If you become unemployed due to coronavirus (COVID-19), you should file for unemployment benefits. Go to and click the blue button. 
  • Click here for the most up-to-date COVID-19 information from the State of Connecticut.
  • If you live in Connecticut and have general questions about coronavirus, you can also call 211 or text the word "COVID19" to 898211.
  • Click here for AFSCME's Corona Virus Resource Center.
  • Click here for the AFSCME Fact Sheet on Coronavirus.
  • Click here for the AFSCME Fact Sheet on Industry-Specific Guidance for Coronavirus.
  • Click here for the AFSCME Retirees Guide To Coronavirus. 
  • Click here for the CDC flyer, Symptoms of Coronavirus Disease.
  • Click here for the CDC Flyer, Stop the Spread of Germs (English).
  • Click here for the CDC Flyer, Stop the Spread of Germs (Spanish).
  • Click here for Attorney General William Tong's Guidance on Price Gouging Enforcement."

Please be sure to check our website and social media feeds regarding the postponement or cancellation of Council 4 and related union events. 

Thank you, and stay safe.

Council 4 & AFSCME Event Updates:

  • Postponed: AFSCME Local Union Treasurer's training on March 31.
  • Postponed: Council 4 Executive Board meeting on April 2.
  • Postponed: AFL-CIO Pathway to Power political candidate training on April 4.
  • Postponed: Council 4 Convention on April 18.
  • Canceled: AFSCME International Convention in Los Angeles, Aug. 9-14.

Stay tuned for further updates on union events, or check our Calendar section.