It was a month ago today that Vermont Governor Phil Scott issued his original State of Emergency to respond to the coronavirus pandemic. During his regular briefing Monday, Scott praised Vermonters for their patience but said it is too soon to back away from mitigation measures to stem the spread of the coronavirus.
A quorum of the Vermont Senate met at the Statehouse in Montpelier this week to vote on a measure that will allow them to vote electronically during the pandemic. Vermont Governor Phil Scott also said he plans to extend his Stay at Home order.
Governor Phil Scott says while there are glimmers of hope Vermonters need to prepare for what could be a bleak time over the next few weeks as the state continues efforts to control the outbreak of COVID-19.
Vermont Governor Phil Scott and members of his administration provided the latest update on the state’s response to the coronavirus pandemic on Friday morning. Their focus was on the effectiveness of the public use of masks and the need to maintain social distancing in order to stem the spread of the disease.
Burlington Mayor Miro Weinberger is providing daily updates on how the city, nonprofits and agencies in Vermont’s largest city are responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. His latest updates have focused on aid to low-income residents and small business.