The front line for difficult conversations about the Covid-19 vaccine is often the exam table at a local health clinic. Doctors say to lead with empathy — and information.
Local business leaders have blamed expanded unemployment insurance for their staffing woes, but interviews with Vermonters collecting benefits reveal a range of workforce issues.
Some experts are pushing back on the “lost year” narrative, arguing that the adaptations schools have made during Covid could provide a road map to a more inclusive education system.
On this week’s podcast, experts discuss the state’s plan to lift most Covid restrictions by July 4.
What’s behind the lagging vaccination rate in Vermont’s most remote areas — and what’s being done about it?
State Epidemiologist Patsy Kelso says that while herd immunity is a goal, the state is focused on getting as many people vaccinated as they can.
On this week’s podcast, hear scenes from reporter Katie Jickling’s stay at one of the 75 motels where the state is housing homeless Vermonters.
In a two-part audio special, Vermonters talk about responding to — and surviving — the first year of the Covid-19 crisis.
The push to fully reopen classrooms this spring has renewed the debate over how much in-person education is safe — and how much more the state should ask of educators.
Vermont’s racial equity director says “out-of-state ‘xenophobia,'” deepened by the pandemic, remains a key barrier to achieving equity.
This week’s podcast: Can the developers of the long-delayed downtown Burlington project restore trust with the city?
An infusion of federal dollars is providing the state a “rare opportunity,” Gov. Phil Scott said in his budget speech. But legislative leaders are hoping to stay flexible.
This week’s podcast: Resort communities worry that ski tourism is driving up local infection rates, but the Department of Health says the problem is “homegrown.”
While this week’s siege on the U.S. Capitol drew condemnation from Vermont leaders across the political spectrum, experts say reckoning with the consequences will be complex.