As the world faced the historic COVID-19 pandemic, Vermont worked to slow the spread of the virus through prevention, testing and contact tracing. Along with a commitment to data and science, Vermonters made sacrifices and found creative solutions to support one other's health and well-being.

Joint Statement from the Offices of Governors Murphy, Mills, Raimondo, Sununu, Scott, Lamont and Baker on Extending the Suspension of Interstate Youth Hockey12/30/2020
Governor Scott Announces a Small Modification Made to COVID-19 Gathering Restrictions for Upcoming Holidays12/22/2020
Governor Scott Extends State of Emergency to January 1512/15/2020
First Shipments of COVID-19 Vaccine Arrive in Vermont12/14/2020
Statement from Governor Phil Scott on the U.S. Department of Labor Decision to End Extended Benefits for Unemployment Insurance12/12/2020
Statement from Governor Phil Scott on the FDA Aprroval of the Pfizer-Biontech Vaccine for COVID-1912/11/2020
Statement from Governor Phil Scott for the First Night of Hanukkah12/10/2020
Governor Phil Scott Announces Award of Over $2.9 Million in Community Development Grants12/11/2020
Governor Phil Scott Encourages Vermonters to Register for COVID Updates Via VT-Alert12/11/2020
State of Vermont Grants $600,000 to Communities for Recreation, Human Services, and Economic Development Projects12/09/2020
Vermont Introduces "Better Places," a New Partnership to Speed Economic Recovery by Strenghtening Public and Community Spaces12/09/2020
Vermont Health Officials Urge People Whose Tests were Spoiled Due to Shipping Error to Get Retested12/01/2020
Attendees of New Hope Bible Church in Irasburg Urged to Get Tested for COVID-1911/27/2020
Governor Phil Scott Calls on Vermonters to Decorate with Lights to Signal Hope and Better Times Ahead11/27/2020
Thanksgiving Statement from Governor Phil Scott11/25/2020
Governor Phil Scott Issues Statement Honoring Vermonters Lost to COVID-1911/19/2020
Transcript: Governor Phil Scott Addresses Record COVID-19 Case Growth11/17/2020
State and Local Officials Organize Stepped-up Response to COVID-19 Cases in Orange and Washington Counties11/16/2020
As COVID-19 Cases Rise, Governor Phil Scott Announces New Mitigation Measures11/13/2020
Health Officials Call on People Who Attended Certain Events in Northern and Central Vermont to Get Tested11/12/2020
Joint Statement from the Offices of Governors Baker, Lamont, Mills, Murphy, Raimondo, Scott and Sununu on the Suspension of Interstate Youth Hockey11/12/2020
Vermont Reports Highest Number of COVID-19 Cases Since Start of the Pandemic11/11/2020
Governor Phil Scott Announces Pause to the State's Safe Travel Policy, Compliance Checks and Expanded Testing11/10/2020
Vermonters Urged to Take Action to Prevent Spread of COVID-19 as Case Numbers Increase11/08/2020
Governor Phil Scott and Health Commissioner Mark Levine Issue an Advisory on Social Gathering Size11/06/2020
Department of Health Statement on Outage Experienced by the University of Vermont Health Network10/29/2020
Governor Phil Scott and Health Commissioner Mark Levine, MD, Layout Vermont's Initial Vaccine Distribution Framework10/23/2020
Governor Phil Scott Announces Expansion of Frontline Employee Hazard Pay Grant Program10/22/2020
Vermont Investigation Contributes to National Understanding of COVID-19 Transmission10/22/2020
Governor Phil Scott Announces Next Round of Economic Recovery Grants10/20/2020
Multiple Testing Clinics Open in Response to COVID-19 Outbreak in Central Vermont10/19/2020
Ice Rinks Directed to Freeze Schedules for Two Weeks10/16/2020
Health Department Investigates COVID-19 Cases among Central Vermont Recreational Teams10/16/2020
Governor Phil Scott Extends State of Emergency to November 1510/15/2020
Stay Strong and Independent By Preventing Falls09/30/2020
Governor Phil Scott Updates Bar Seating Guidance, Lifts Lodging Capacity Restrictions with Travel and Health Protocols09/18/2020
Dr. Anthony Fauci Joins Governor Phil Scott to Discuss Vermont's Response to COVID-1909/15/2020
Statement by Vermont Commissioner of Health Mark Levine, MD on COVID-19 Vaccine Development and Distribution09/11/2020
Governor Phil Scott and DMV Announce Launch of New Online Vehicle Registration System09/08/2020
Statement from Governor Phil Scott for Labor Day09/04/2020
Health Department investigating an outbreak of COVID-19 cases in Rutland County08/31/2020
New ‘Social Autopsy’ Report Examines Drug Overdose Trends in Vermont08/31/2020
Governor Phil Scott Announces Statewide Effort to Provide Personal Protective Equipment and Supplies to Vermont Schools08/26/2020
Vermont Secures Federal Funding for Increased Unemployment Benefits Through the Lost Wages Assistance Program08/24/2020
Governor Phil Scott Announces Proposal for Additional COVID-19 Economic Relief and Recovery Initiatives08/21/2020
COVID-19 Relief Grants Now Available for Agriculture and Working Lands Businesses and Organizations08/19/2020
Governor Phil Scott Signs Bipartisan Letter Calling for Restoration of Census Deadline08/19/2020
Governor Announces Economic Recovery Grant Program Award Maximum Increased for the Vermont Business Sectors Most Impacted by COVID-1908/18/2020
Governor Phil Scott Announces Utility Bill Relief Program for Vermonters Impacted by COVID-1908/18/2020
Governor Phil Scott Extends State of Emergency to September 1508/14/2020
Governor Phil Scott Announces the State of Vermont is Distributing 300,000 Free Cloth Face Coverings08/13/2020
Governor Phil Scott Announces Launch of Child Care Operational Relief Grant08/07/2020
Governor Phil Scott Announces Economic Recovery Grant Program Expands Eligibility to More Vermont Businesses08/03/2020
Governor Phil Scott Announces Front-Line Employees Hazard Pay Grant Program Applications to Open for Employers08/03/2020
Governor Phil Scott Signs Executive Order Setting September 8 as Universal School Opening Date07/31/2020
Governor Scott Commentary: We Owe It To Our Kids07/30/2020
Statement by Health Commissioner Mark Levine, MD on Vermont’s first COVID-19-associated death in 43 days07/30/2020
Governor Phil Scott Announces $2 Million Assistance Program to Help More Vermonters Access Broadband07/28/2020
Governor Scott, Health and Education Experts Address School Reopening and Announce Universal School Opening Date07/28/2020
24th Annual Rabies Bait Drop Kicking Off07/28/2020
Governor Phil Scott Announces Strengthened Mask Requirement07/24/2020
Update on Positive Antigen Tests Reported from Manchester Area07/19/2020
Governor Phil Scott Announces $25 Million in Relief Grants for Vermont Dairy Farmers and Processors07/14/2020
Governor Phil Scott Announces Action on Bills07/13/2020
Governor Phil Scott Announces Housing Assistance Programs07/10/2020
Governor Phil Scott Announces Economic Recovery Grant Program Launch07/01/2020
Watch for Cyanobacteria in Warm Summer Waters06/29/2020
Governor Phil Scott Announces Unemployment Insurance Tax Relief for Vermont Employers06/23/2020
Health Department Investigating Cluster of COVID-19 Cases in Windham County06/23/2020
Governor Phil Scott Announces Next Restart Steps for Hospitality Sector06/19/2020
Governor Phil Scott Commemorates Juneteenth06/19/2020
Grant Allows for Expanded Care for People with Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders06/18/2020
Governor Phil Scott Announces Easing of Restrictions for Older and Vulnerable Vermonters06/17/2020
While Reopening Efforts Continue, Governor Phil Scott Extends State of Emergency06/15/2020
High Percentage of Vermont K-12 Students are Fully Immunized06/12/2020
Governor Phil Scott Opens Application for Public Member Appointment to Racial Equity Task Force06/09/2020
Important Update: Report of COVID-19 Case at Mountain View Center06/08/2020
Governor Phil Scott Announces Limited Indoor Dining Restart and Opens Some Interstate Travel06/05/2020
Governor Phil Scott Establishes Racial Equity Task Force06/02/2020
Governor Phil Scott and DMV Announce Restart Plan for Driver's License Services, Learner's Permit Tests06/01/2020
Governor Announces Opening of Additional Business Operations, Increased Social Gathering Sizes05/29/2020
Take Steps to Prevent the Spread of Rabies in Pets and Wildlife05/29/2020
Governor Announces DFR Approves Plan to Provide Nearly $3 Million in Dental Insurance Premium Relief05/28/2020
Governor Announces Limited Reopening of Restaurants, Hair Salons, Additional Health Services05/22/2020
More COVID-19 Pop-Up Test Sites Open for Asymptomatic Vermonters05/22/2020
Take Steps to Prevent Water Quality Issues Before Your Business Reopens05/21/2020
Stay Healthy Outdoors as the Weather Warms Up05/21/2020
Vermonters Without COVID-19 Symptoms Can Get Tested at Pop-Up Sites05/13/2020
Additional COVID-19 Testing Sites Open for Frontline Workers and Returning Vermonters05/11/2020
Vermont Department of Health to Open Additional COVID-19 Testing Sites05/08/2020
Opioid deaths in Vermont decrease for the first time since 201405/06/2020
Northeast Kingdom EMS Units Join Health Department for COVID-19 Testing05/05/2020
Help Slow the Spread of COVID-19 by Wearing a Cloth Face Mask04/23/2020
Health Care Professionals Can Get Expedited Temporary License to Practice04/13/2020
Vermont National Guard to Operate COVID-19 Testing Site in Putney03/28/2020
Drug and Alcohol Treatment and Recovery Services are a Single Call Away03/27/2020
Health officials caution against using non-approved drugs for COVID-19 treatment03/26/2020
Vermont Announces 16 New Positive COVID-19 Cases Including Seven at Burlington Health and Rehabilitation Center03/21/2020
Vermont Announces First Deaths Attributable to New Coronavirus COVID-1903/19/2020
Vermont Reports Additional Four Cases of New Coronavirus COVID-1903/16/2020
Vermont Reports Three Additional Cases of New Coronavirus COVID-1903/15/2020
Health Officials Announce Three New Presumptive Cases of New Coronavirus COVID-1903/14/2020
Second Presumptive Case of New Coronavirus COVID-19 in Vermont03/11/2020
Vermont Announces First Presumptive Case of New Coronavirus COVID-1903/07/2020
Health Officials Announce New Guidance for Travel from COVID-19 Affected Countries03/05/2020
VT and NH Health Officials Working Together to Trace Contacts of NH COVID-19 Case03/03/2020
Art Show Project Supports Wellbeing for Vermonters with Intellectual Disabilities02/21/2020
Schools and Child Care Programs Making Progress on Reducing Lead Levels in Drinking Water02/20/2020
Health Department Monitoring Travelers Returning from China for Novel Coronavirus02/13/2020
Registration Open for Vermont Worksite Wellness Conference02/12/2020
Meeting Vermont’s Transportation Energy Goals Will Benefit Our Health01/31/2020
Vermont Closely Monitoring Global Coronavirus Developments01/28/2020
Health Department Offering Free Kits to Test Your Home for Radon01/21/2020
Health Officials Declare Hepatitis Outbreak01/16/2020
New Youth and Adult Reports Show Vermonters in Generally Good Health01/15/2020
Making Those New Resolutions Come True01/06/2020
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