A member of the university’s Union of Students said she thinks the expansion of tours is unfair to the current student body, which is bound by strict sanctions.
Covid vaccination registration just opened up Monday for Vermonters in their 20s, with 47,000 signing up so far.
The Department of Health has sought to overcome skepticism of state government among Indigenous Vermonters.
After spending the past year stocking up on equipment to combat Covid-19, Vermont officials are deciding what to do with it — and how to prepare for the next disaster.
The governor said the bill includes “some valuable relief for Vermonters.” But he doesn’t think it should have relied on recently approved federal dollars — and he opposes a tax on PPP loans.
The state’s total employment is still 8.6% below what it was a year ago, with only four states — Hawaii, Nevada, New York and California — in worse shape than Vermont.
The final age group in the state’s vaccine schedule becomes eligible at 6 a.m. Appointments are available through the Health Department, CVS, Walgreens and Kinney Drugs websites.
Vermont Gov. Phil Scott and his health commissioner, Mark Levine, defended New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu on Friday after the Granite State governor lifted his state’s mask mandate the day before.
Vermonters who never filed for unemployment report receiving mailings from the labor department that detail how to collect benefits. A department official says that’s because as many as 80% of initial UI claims in recent weeks have been fraudulent.
At least 133 people caught the virus at school or at a school-related event last month. That’s exactly as many people as were infected in a K-12 setting during the first six months of the school year combined, according to a VTDigger analysis.
Gov. Phil Scott said the step would allow 16- and 17-year-olds to make sure they can register for a Pfizer vaccine, which is the only option for people in their age group.
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VTDigger has compiled answers to frequently asked questions about the delay recommended by federal health agencies.
State officials sought to reassure Vermonters that the vaccine program is safe and that the risk of complications is far lower than that of contracting Covid-19. The Scott administration said those slated to receive the one-dose vaccine would be rescheduled.