As the COVID delta variant’s presence grows and new cases are on the rise, Stamford officials mull what could come next.
STAMFORD — Dr. Jennifer Calder, who has headed up Stamford’s Department of Health since 2016, has decided not to renew her contract with the city, according to a statement from Mayor David Martin’s office. Calder, an epidemiologist and veterinarian, is looking to “pursue other endeavors,” according to Friday’s announcement. In the statement, Martin said that
The party will continue Sunday with food, activities and performances designed to celebrate local diversity as area residents inch toward post-pandemic normalcy.
In some of Stamford’s denser neighborhoods, a return to normal has also meant an end to peace and quiet for some neighbors.
The recycling center used to be open six days a week, but its hours were slashed last year because of budget cuts.
Nonprofit Person-to-Person shuttered its mobile food pantry, which opened in 2018, during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Stamford Health site was the only remaining mass vaccination clinic within city limits.