A recent report found decreases in education and health factors among Vermont youth.
Health insurance premiums could increase an average of $70 or more a month for more than 70,000 Vermonters.
Gov. Phil Scott has yet to appoint a new chair of the Green Mountain Care Board as a contentious and pivotal hospital budget season kicks off.
“We’re trying to rehabilitate people — and also our community,” said Gregory Tatro, whose late sister lives on through the nonprofit Jenna’s Promise recovery network in Johnson.
Monkeypox has now spread to Vermont, but compared to Covid-19, this virus is much harder to catch.
The tally for January to April is lower than the 67 deaths recorded in the same period last year, but it’s 22 percent higher than that of 2020.
“Many rural communities in Vermont and around the region rely on their local emergency medical responders, but there’s a dearth of qualified individuals and training opportunities,” according to the head of Rescue Inc.’s new Vermont EMS Academy.
The state reported updated estimates of the percentage of people vaccinated, based on the latest booster recommendations from the CDC. Only 37% of the state’s residents are up-to-date on vaccines.
The project by Yale and Harvard researchers uses data on hospitalizations, reported case counts and the dynamics of the Omicron variant to project backward, estimating the number of infections in recent weeks.
Michael Colburn has gone from conducting some of the finest musicians in the world to leading a Vermont group “that really welcomes all musicians without fear of being judged.”