📈 Get the latest statistics and live updates on our coronavirus page.
📫 Sign up for our coronavirus email list.
🗣️ Tell us your story or give feedback at [email protected]
❓ Get answers to FAQs in our Covid-19 knowledge base.
🛒 See what’s open near you in our business directory.
🙏 Support our nonprofit journalism with a donation.
Does Vermont meet other experts’ criteria for relaxing lockdown rules? VTDigger examined six criteria cited by government bodies and academics that have guided countries and states on reopening decisions. See VTDigger’s story
The Vermont Department of Labor accidentally mailed unemployment insurance claimants’ Social Security numbers to Vermont employers who weren’t connected to their cases. See VTDigger’s story
The Vermont Senate is discussing whether a statewide mandate requiring Vermonters to wear masks in retail stores is needed, in light of Gov. Phil Scott’s reluctance to order one. See VTDigger’s story
Burlington and South Burlington both took steps to require masks in some public places at their city council meetings Monday night. See VTDigger’s story
A wide-ranging order released Tuesday opens swimming pools, beaches, and yard sales, as well as allows low-contact workers such as attorneys, accountants, and realtors to start working again. See VTDigger’s story
The state Department of Corrections is changing its mass coronavirus testing policy and will now test both staff and inmates at the state’s prisons. The move comes after criticism from the ACLU-Vermont. See VTDiggger’s story
Forty-seven employees have taken voluntary layoffs at Northwestern Medical Center as part of the hospital’s efforts to reduce financial losses that were evident even before the additional financial hit caused by Covid-19. See VTDigger’s story
Columns & Commentaries
VTDigger is underwritten by:
- State reports 4 new Covid-19 cases, 21 hospitalized under investigation (May 19, 5:56 pm)
- Gifford resuming outpatient surgery, other medical services (May 19, 4:17 pm)
- Friday food distribution site for Lamoille County changed to Lamoille Union High School (May 19, 2:46 pm)
Don't miss a thing. Sign up here to get VTDigger's weekly email on Vermont hospitals, health care trends, insurance and state health care policy.