Faculty members who interact with students that later test positive for Covid-19 are not getting notified, the union says.
“The concern long-term is that the deer would be a reservoir for the virus — it could eventually make its way back to people in a mutated form,” the head deer biologist at Vermont Fish and Wildlife said.
“We do not perceive this circumstance to be a high risk for transmission,” Capitol Police said in an email Wednesday to legislators and legislative staff.
A lot of us are thinking about how to celebrate the holidays while feeling a little more Covid-safe this year. Testing is one tool for that, and here’s a little how-to on using an at-home rapid test.
The state’s Covid data won’t be updated over holiday weekend.
Gov. Phil Scott has resisted calls for additional restrictions, leaving the future of Covid-19 spread uncertain.
The Burlington City Council is slated to meet Dec. 1 and vote on a proposed mask mandate, which would make exceptions for businesses that require proof of vaccination.
The town, having spurred the state to allow such local pandemic orders, will require people to wear face coverings inside public spaces.
Plus the latest updates on boosters, vaccines for kids and increased testing for the holidays.
The school board is considering shortening the school day to reduce the burden on teachers who say the pandemic is hurting their morale, affecting school operations and straining staffing levels.
Selectboards and city councils will soon take up the often polarized debate over mask mandates after lawmakers greenlit the bill Monday.
A total of 24 incarcerated individuals and eight staff members have tested positive for the coronavirus since the outbreak started earlier this month, according to the state corrections department.
The state also disclosed four new deaths in its data over the weekend.
“Everyone is vaccinated and will be testing before going,” one man from Burlington said. ”Normally we’d have a big family thing and people would stay over but we’re just doing dinner as a smaller thing this year because of Covid.”