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Coronavirus Pandemic – STATE OF EMERGENCY, MASKS ARE NOW REQUIRED BY EXECUTIVE ORDER TO HELP PREVENT SPREAD OF COVID-19 DISEASE

VT Strong news - Montpelier, VT: VT Office of the Governor reports WHEREAS, on Friday, March 13, 2020, the Governor issued Executive Order 01-20, Declaration of State of Emergency (“Executive Order”), as amended and restated June 15, 2020 (“Amended and Restated Executive Order”), declaring a state of emergency for the State of Vermont in response to COVID-19; and WHEREAS, all states in the region, including…
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VERMONT FISH & WILDLIFE DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES 100TH WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREA IN 100 YEARS

VT Strong news - Montpelier, VT: Vermont Fish & Wildlife reports Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department, along with the Shrewsbury community and the Vermont Land Trust, are celebrating the conservation of their 100th Wildlife Management Area (WMA), coincidently, in the 100th year of department WMA ownership and management in Vermont. On August 4th, the department established the new Wildlife Management Area, a property in the Town of…
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Coronavirus Pandemic – VT GOVERNOR PHIL SCOTT STRENGTHENED MASK REQUIREMENT

VT Strong news - Montpelier, VT: Office of the Governor reports As the state continues its sustained efforts to encourage mask use as a tool to limit the spread of COVID-19 and protect the most vulnerable, Governor Phil Scott today announced strengthened mask requirements in public places and congregate settings. “Based on national and regional data on how the virus is spreading – and rather…
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Coronavirus Pandemic – Wearing a mask to protect others shows strength, not weakness

VT Strong news - Montpelier, VT: Office of the Governor reports "Wearing a mask to protect others shows strength, not weakness. Please continue to follow guidance from the Vermont Department of Health to help slow the spread. We’re still fighting this pandemic, and it takes all of us working together and caring for one another." Vermont Gov Phil Scott
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Coronavirus Pandemic – HEALTH DEPARTMENT INVESTIGATING CLUSTER OF COVID-19 CASES IN WINDHAM COUNTY

VT Strong news - VT Department of Health reports BRATTLEBORO, VT – The Vermont Department of Health is continuing to investigate and respond to a small cluster of COVID-19 cases in Windham County to prevent further spread. “While the appearance of cases can cause uncertainty within the community, to protect their privacy, we cannot provide additional details about the individuals,” said Deputy State Epidemiologist Laura…
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Coronavirus Pandemic – Vermont Government Prepares to Open Schools for September Classes

VT Strong news Montpelier, VT: Office of the Governor reports We’ve been hearing from a lot of Vermonters wondering what schools will look like this fall, so I wanted to provide an update at my briefing today. As we’ve said in the past, we fully expect schools to open and we're working on guidance to make sure we can do so safely. VTEducation and HealthVermont,…
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Coronavirus Pandemic – GOVERNOR PHIL SCOTT ANNOUNCES LIMITED INDOOR DINING RESTART AND OPENS SOME INTERSTATE TRAVEL

VT Strong news - Montpelier, VT: Office of the Governor reports As state data and expanded testing and tracing capacity continue to support reopening, Governor Phil Scott today announced the resumption of limited indoor seating at restaurants and bars and a data-driven approach to allow travel to and from designated areas without a 14-day quarantine requirement. “One of the many things that Vermont is so…
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Coronavirus Pandemic – COVID-19 Disease Outbreak in Winooski

Governor Phil Scott reports As many of you already heard, we’re now considering the situation in Winooski an “outbreak” with a few dozen cases of COVID-19 over the last week. Our epidemiology team has been on top of this situation, using our enhanced tracing and testing to keep this contained. I know this will worry some Vermonters, but the important thing to understand is this…
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GOVERNOR SCOTT AND ATTORNEY GENERAL DONOVAN COME TOGETHER TO ISSUE STATEMENTS ON VERMONT’S PEACEFUL PROTESTS

VT Strong news - Montpelier, VT: Office of the Governor reports “Protests have been an important part of our democracy, driving change throughout our history. The peaceful protests we’ve seen in Vermont are an important outlet for our communities to express their sadness, anger and frustrations, and to call for change. This is a critical moment in our history, and it is our responsibility, as…
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STATEMENT ON THE KILLING OF GEORGE FLOYD

VT Strong news - Montpilier, VT: Vermont Agency of Education Dan French, Secretary  and Heather Bouchey, Deputy Secretary report In light of the killing of George Floyd, another instance of police violence against a person of color, we write to reaffirm the Agency of Education’s commitment to social justice and equity literacy statewide. We firmly believe in our collective responsibility to create an anti-racist education…
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Coronavirus Pandemic – LIMITED REOPENING OF RESTAURANTS, HAIR SALONS, ADDITIONAL HEALTH SERVICES

VT Strong news - Montpelier, VT: Office of the Governor reports Governor Phil Scott today announced the resumption of additional business operations, including outdoor seating at restaurants and bars, hair salons and barber shops and some additional health services. “I believe these steps forward will be welcome news for many and because Vermonters are being smart to stay safe, our data continues to show we’re…
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Coronavirus Pandemic – Take Steps to Prevent Water Quality Issues Before Your Business Reopens

VT Strong news - Burlington, VT: Agency of Natural Resources reports State officials are urging owners and managers of buildings that have been closed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, to take steps that can prevent illnesses associated with stagnant water in plumbing systems. The Departments of Health and Environmental Conservation have set up a website where building and facility managers can access guidance and…
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Coronavirus Pandemic – VT Air National Guard 158th Fighter Wing Operation America Strong Supporting Healthcare Workers

VT Strong news - Vermont National Guard An F-35 pilot assigned to the 158th Fighter Wing, Vermont Air National Guard, prepares for take off from the Vermont Air National Guard Base with the flag of the United States, honoring Vermont's front line COVID-19 responders and essential workers with a statewide flyover scheduled to last 90 minutes, South Burlington, Vt., May 22, 2020. These flyovers are…
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Coronavirus Pandemic – VT Air National Guard Operation America Strong Flyover Supporting Front Line Workers

An F-35 assigned to the 158th Fighter Wing takes off from the Vermont Air National Guard Base, honoring Vermont's front line COVID-19 responders and essential workers with a statewide flyover scheduled to last 90 minutes, South Burlington, Vt., May 22, 2020. These flyovers are a part of Operation America Strong, an Air Force effort to salute healthcare workers across the country. ( Air National Guard…
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Coronavirus Pandemic – VT National Guard Peru Food Distribution at Bromley. GOVERNOR PHIL SCOTT ANNOUNCES FIRST ECONOMIC RELIEF AND RECOVERY PACKAGE

Coronavirus Pandemic - VT Joint Force Headquarters reports - A sea of vehicles wait in line at a food distribution site at a Bromley Mountain parking lot. The Vermont National Guard assists the Vermont Food Bank "Farmers to Families" program and Vermont Emergency Management by providing fresh produce, dairy and prepared meals on May 19, 2020 in Peru, Vt. VT Strong news - Montpelier, VT:…
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Coronavirus Pandemic – VT National Guard, Farmers to Families, VT Emergency Management Berlin Food Distribution

VT STRONG news - Vermont National Guard reports VT Joint Force Headquarters Berlin, VT Soldiers from the Vermont Army National Guard assist the Vermont Food Bank "Farmers to Families" Program, and Vermont Emergency Management, with distributing fresh produce, dairy, and prepared meals to Vermonters who may be food insecure during the COVID-19 pandemic. ( Army National Guard photo by Sgt. 1st Class Jason Alvarez)
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Coronavirus Pandemic – VT National Guard Distributes Food to Berlin Vermonters

Coronavirus Pandemic - Berlin, VT Joint Force Headquarters reports Soldiers from the Vermont Army National Guard assist the Vermont Food Bank "Farmers to Families" Program, and Vermont Emergency Management, with distributing fresh produce, dairy, and prepared meals to Vermonters who may be food insecure during the COVID-19 pandemic. ( Army National Guard photo by Sgt. 1st Class Jason Alvarez) VT National Guard covid-19 test site
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