The Lamoille South school district must decide how to spend nearly $3.2 million in federal coronavirus relief funds meant to provide extra help for kids and teachers whose educational worlds have turned upside down.
This page contains all of the Vermont Community Newspaper Group’s coverage of the novel coronavirus pandemic.
Your local guide to the global outbreak.
Last week, the Biden administration announced the reopening of the Canadian land border for non-essential, fully vaccinated travelers on Nov. 8, allowing Canadian visitors to return to the United States.
A Burlington area man who made possible threats toward the distribution process for the COVID-19 vaccine shots in Vermont last year has struck a plea deal that will apparently allow him to avoid federal prison.
Despite less fanfare surrounding release of a coronavirus booster vaccine compared to last spring’s anxious countdown, state medical experts and local doctors are still encouraging eligible folks to sign up for their shot.
I am writing concerning the COVID-19 vaccine. Some factors prevent some people from taking the vaccine, whether allergies, no immune system or because it is against their religious beliefs.
The number of kids riding school buses in South Burlington seems to be back to pre-pandemic levels — most adults and teens are vaccinated and the promise of a shot for youngsters is within reach.
The price of fireworks has skyrocketed during the pandemic, and Morristown will have to pay nearly double to host next summer’s annual Independence Day light show.
Stowe High School’s new principal, David Greenfield, grew up in Long Island, and moved to Florida 18 years after he and his wife got married. They’d been to Vermont several times to visit. One of these days, it was bound to stick.
As another ski season looms, travel and quarantine requirements have fallen by the wayside while a renewed wave of COVID-19 surges, but Stowe’s hospitality industry has largely been left alone by the state to craft its own vaccination protocols and other protections for employees and guests.
World Health News
High-profile doctors spreading Covid-19 disinformation collectively reach millions of Americans, and a dangerous number of people believe their falsehoods. CNN speaks to one of these doctors and counters each incorrect statement with the truth. CNN's Drew Griffin reports.
The CDC is currently evaluating a "test-to-stay" method in schools, where a student who may have been exposed to Covid-19 can continue to attend school in person instead of quarantining at home, as long as they test negative. CNN's Jacqueline Howard has more.
Health officials worry that anti-vaccine activists will seize upon Colin Powell's death to make the claim that vaccines don't work. They might ask, "If you can still die after being vaccinated for Covid-19, what's the point of getting the vaccine?" CNN Medical Analyst Dr. Leana Wen offers answers.
If dealing with COVID and its ongoing fallout hasn’t been confounding enough, consider the added shock of just learning you have the Big C, and that it’s breast cancer.
Nicole Sperry attended a school board meeting in Virginia to combat Covid-19 misinformation one day after burying her daughter, who died from the deadly virus.
Merck is seeking FDA emergency use authorization for its experimental antiviral Covid-19 treatment, molnupiravir. If authorized, the drug would be the first oral antiviral treatment to fight Covid-19. CNN's Elizabeth Cohen reports.
Dr. Anthony Fauci, the chief medical adviser to President Biden, speaks with CNN's Dana Bash about what you can do to be safe on Halloween this year during the pandemic.
A patient in dire need of a kidney transplant was told that if she and her donor refuse the Covid vaccine, she will be denied the procedure. Dr. Sanjay Gupta explains that vaccines help survival rates.
NIH Director Dr. Francis Collins, an evangelical Christian, says disinformation has made a lot of Christians "confused or fearful" about the Covid-19 vaccine.
CNN's Brianna Keilar presses former Health and Human Services Assistant Secretary, Adm. Brett Giroir (Ret.) on former President Donald Trump's response to the coronavirus pandemic.
A few days after his COVID-19 hospitalization, William "Wild Bill" Hansel believed he heard a fellow patient, to his right, weeping shortly before he died.