COVID-19

WINDHAM COUNTY-The steady drumbeat of stories about overdoses, loss, and criminal activity becomes overwhelming, even in a very compassionate community where so much healing is happening. People may feel helpless and stressed. This is compassion fatigue, which has always existed but is taking a...
DOVER- Everyone has heard about the Food 4 Kids program, right?  The one where elementary school children who need food on weekends are given a  bag of non-perishable food each Friday at school to get them through the weekend.  
But wait, there is no school right now.  That has not stopped...
Lyn Falk
Lyn Falk
WILMINGTON- The Deerfield Valley Resiliency Team, combining the expertise of the Southern Vermont Deerfield Valley Chamber of Commerce, Wilmington Works, and the economic development departments of Wilmington and Dover, continues to offer local business owners in all sectors an ongoing series of...
TOWNSHEND- Grace Cottage Family Health is offering telehealth appointments to provide additional access to primary care health needs in view of social distancing necessary because of the coronavirus pandemic. Telehealth is a virtual (video chat) appointment with a health care provider. Telehealth...
WINDHAM COUNTY- Since launching in 2014, the Brattleboro Development Credit Corporation internship program has partnered with hundreds of employers and career services professionals to connect students to high-quality, paid internships. Participants in the program have made lasting connections...
Members of the Vermont National Guard will be loading vehicles as part of the Farmers to Families food box program.
Members of the Vermont National Guard will be loading vehicles as part of the Farmers to Families food box program.
VERMONT- People in Vermont in need of food can receive boxes of fresh produce, milk, dairy products, and chicken through the USDA's new Farmers to Families Food Box Program. In April of 2020, the USDA announced the unprecedented program with the purpose of supplying locally sourced food to...
Vermont health officials are offering free COVID-19 testing at pop-up testing sites around the state for any Vermonters without symptoms. On Tuesday, 256 people had specimens collected for testing at a pop-up site in Bennington..  According to the state's daily update, they will offer testing...
BENNINGTON- On Monday, May 4, Governor Phil Scott announced that hospitals could resume elective outpatient services. In early March, the Governor directed health systems to put on hold non-urgent appointments and procedures as Vermont prepared for, and responded to, COVID-19. This week,...
VERMONT– As detailed in Gov. Phil Scott’s recent order, signed on Friday, April 24, the Vermont Occupational Safety and Health Agency has developed training and other materials to inform Vermonters on appropriate safety measures necessary to return to work amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Training and...
All businesses must complete mandatory COVID-19 training by May 4 MONTPELIER – As detailed in Governor Phil Scotts recent order, signed on Friday, the Vermont Occupational Safety and Health Agency (VOSHA) has developed training and other materials to inform Vermonters on appropriate safety...

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