This page contains all of the Vermont Community Newspaper Group’s coverage of the novel coronavirus pandemic.

ALERT

Your local guide to the global outbreak.

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Every registered voter in South Burlington should receive a thick envelope in their mailbox next month, emblazoned with the words “official election mail.”

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Pop quiz: What’s the most pressing issue facing lawmakers in the 2021 legislative session? Hint: It’s been the most pressing issue in the world for a year now.

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The 47th Stowe Winter Carnival has been postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic, but the organizers hope to still be able to hold the annual event in March.

Stowe’s property values continued to rise last year, despite the pandemic, adding an estimated $33 million to the town’s overall property grand list already valued at more than $2 billion.

Recent confirmed COVID-19 cases at several schools across the region have local school administrators asking families and other community members to continue taking the virus seriously as 2021 begins and vaccine distribution slowly rolls out in Vermont.

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Students and staff at Frederick H. Tuttle Middle School stayed at home Tuesday after the district discovered someone in the community tested positive for COVID-19.

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When South Burlington students returned to school on Monday, they didn’t just get to get back in the classroom — they got to hit the ice, snow and courts as well.

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The coronavirus pandemic gave rise to a mantra at ski resorts all over America: don’t be the reason we lose our season.

Coronavirus: Business Operations

Information about coronavirus

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Most people who get the illness will have mild flu-like symptoms. People who are elderly or have severe underlying chronic health conditions will have more serious symptoms and may need to be hospitalized.

The primary symptoms of coronavirus include a fever, cough and difficulty breathing. If you experience those symptoms, phone your doctor or health care provider. Symptoms typically begin 2-14 days after exposure to the disease.

Don’t call 911 or go directly to an emergency room unless the situation is life-threatening.

Questions about coronavirus? Need assistance? Call 211 to connect with the right people. If you cannot reach 211, call 866-652-4636.

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These resources provide current updates and information on COVID-19:

Situation Summary (CDC)

Status of Coronavirus in Vermont (VT Dept. of Health)

  • What You Need to Know
  • Current Activity in Vermont (See Map)
  • What Vermont is Doing
  • Updates

Vermont State Response & Resources (Office of Gov. Phil Scott)

Guidelines on Travel in the U.S. (CDC)

Global Travel Updates (CDC)

Health Tips for Prevention (CDC)

Vermont Unemployment Benefits (VT Dept. of Labor)

COVID-19 Recovery Resource Center (VT Agency of Commerce and Community Development)

  • Resources for Business
  • Resources for Individuals
  • Resources for Communities
  • Cross State Travel (See Map)

Mortgage and Rental Assistance

Personal Economic Assistance Programs (VT Dept. for Children and Families)

Vermont COVID-19 Modeling (VT Dept. of Financial Regulation)

COVID-19 ARCHIVE: Images and Stories from Vermont

Vermont 2-1-1 Database

United Way of Lamoille County: COVID-19 Resources

World Health News

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"The Terminator" actor and former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger posted a video on Twitter of his experience getting the coronavirus vaccine at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles.

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Go There heads to rural Montana and Texas, where small clinics overwhelmed by the pandemic prepare to face another challenge: receiving and distributing vaccines. For hard-to-access clinics, the virus has brought on unique challenges -- from health care workers being forced to drive long dis…

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CNN's Sara Murray reports a lack of cooperation of the Trump administration has contributed to a sense of nervousness among Joe Biden's incoming team as they take on the challenge of distributing the coronavirus vaccine.

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Strong public health programs keep communities safe and healthy. Stacker reveals which states spend the most and how they spend it.

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Stacker explores 15 ways doctors are now treating COVID-19, including drugs, equipment, and prevention, along with support for new research and doctors’ brainstorming groups.

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