A one-week spike in Burlington’s wastewater test results has returned to “baseline,” the city reported, but several counties reported rising Covid levels.
The bill calls for “incremental implementation of Green Mountain Care” starting with publicly financed primary care in the first year, adding preventative dental and vision in the second, with no deductibles or copayments.
President Joe Biden announced plans to end the emergency order on May 11. The order set requirements for insurance coverage of Covid-19 vaccinations, testing and treatment.
Burlington has reported a spike in Covid levels in its wastewater, but it’s too early to say whether it’s a true increase or an anomaly, according to officials.
Communities statewide are set to start a series of wastewater projects funded by federal Covid-19 relief money.
The spike in two Burlington wastewater treatment plants could be an early indicator of Covid levels, but the health department said it would have to wait to see if the trend persists.
Hospital admissions have dropped this week, two weeks after the state reported “medium” Covid levels.
Two weeks after the holiday season, national hospitalizations for Covid are rising, but Vermont’s have ticked down again.
The newly reported deaths raise Vermont’s death toll throughout the pandemic by 11%. Officials blamed the error on reduced staff capacity.
Sponsored by the Vermont Health Equity Initiative, the clinic runs from 9 to 11 a.m. at the Cathedral Church of St. Paul.