Fairfield County Bank is continuously monitoring all public health guidance related to the COVID-19 and proactively taking actions to ensure the health and well-being of our Clients, Employees, and Community.  As your Bank, we want to ensure that your money is safe, but as a community bank, we also want to make sure our community is safe, too.

Below you will find information on the,

Paycheck Protection Program, Branch Service Update, Additional Small Business Administration (SBA) Funding Options, Fairfield County Bank Financial Assistance Options, Healthy Banking Tips, Feeding Fairfield County(the Bank’s $100,000 commitment to our community), Security Tips & COVID-19 Scams to look out for, and A Letter from Our President.

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We are making every effort to balance providing essential banking services and promoting social distancing to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in our communities. We are maintaining branch access through drive-up windows only. Fairfield County Bank branch offices will be open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and on Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Conveniently bank from home with our powerful online and mobile banking solutions.  These additional services will allow you to stay connected and conveniently manage your finances safely from your home.

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Efforts to stem the spread of COVID-19 are causing significant challenges across the nation.  As a result of control measures, many small businesses in our communities are experiencing financial impacts.  In response, Governor Ned Lamont announced that Connecticut businesses have been approved to receive disaster assistance due to COVID-19.

Small businesses and nonprofit organizations in Connecticut that have been negatively impacted by the global COVID-19 outbreak are now eligible for disaster relief loans of up to $2 million directly from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).

In response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, small business owners are eligible to apply for an Economic Injury Disaster Loan advance of up to $10,000.

Small businesses can learn more about the program and apply for financial assistance at www.sba.gov/disaster or call the SBA directly at 1.800.659.2955.

Small businesses with questions about this SBA loan program or other assistance provided at the state-level can also call 860.500.2333 to speak directly with a Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD) representative. Businesses can also stay informed on news and guidance related to COVID-19 and its impact on Connecticut by visiting the state’s dedicated coronavirus website at ct.gov/coronavirus.

COVID-19 Economic Injury Disaster Loan Application
DECD Business Resources
CARES Act Guide

 

As our communities work to reduce the spread of COVID-19, the impacts of shelter in place, and other measures create visible financial disruption for consumers and businesses.

Fairfield County Bank is providing a series of options that are available to our Clients experiencing financial strain.

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Here are a few tips to stay healthy while conducting your banking transactions.

  • Register for Online & Mobile Banking:  If you are not already registered, enroll in online banking and download the Fairfield County Bank mobile app.
    • Check balances and transfer money between accounts
    • Deposit your checks using Mobile Check Deposit in your Mobile Banking App
    • Use bill pay to pay your bills
  • Debit Cards & Mobile Wallets:  Use your Fairfield County Bank Visa® Debit Card or Mobile Wallet for contactless purchases
  • Cash & Coins:  Wash your hands after handling cash and coins
  • Call Center:  Our telephone Customer Care Center is available to answer your questions and help you with your financial services needs
  • Drive-Up Windows & ATMs:  If you need cash or would like to complete transactions at our branch offices, consider using our drive-up window or drive-up ATMs

Learn about the precautions the Bank is taking to provide a safe environment for our clients and employees while continuing to assist you with all of your financial needs.

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Feeding Fairfield County

In response to the COVID-19 national health crisis, Fairfield County Bank announced its new program, Feeding Fairfield County, and a $100,000 commitment to help feed the community.

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Tips to Keep You Safe and Secure During COVID-19

  • Do not click on any links in an email you do not recognize
  • Only respond to things that you have initiated
  • Hang up on robocalls
  • Delete any emails or texts that you do not recognize
  • Never download an attachment from an email you were not expecting
  • The sender of the email may look familiar, but it could be spoofed. Take extra precaution and double-check with the sender before opening

Protect your identity by learning about the COVID-19 scams you should watch out for!

Additional Security Tips & COVID-19 Scams