Walk-in vaccination clinics in the Deerfield Valley and nearby communities this week include:
Thursday, August 12, from 5 to 8 pm, at the Retreat Farm  Food Truck Roundup, 45 Farmhouse Square, Brattleboro (Pfizer, first dose).  
Friday, August 13, from 4 to 8 pm at the Halifax...

Gov. Phil Scott at Tuesday's press briefing
MONTPELIER- Although officials say the impact of the COVID-19 Delta variant has been blunted thanks to the state’s high vaccination rate, Gov. Phil Scott announced at his press conference this week that he’ll mandate vaccinations for certain state employees working with vulnerable populations....

Vermont Health Commissioner Dr. Mark Levine File Photo
By Mike Eldred
MONTPELIER- While some states and localities in the United States are reacting to the resurgence of COVID-19 by re-implementing some mitigation measures, officials in the country’s most vaccinated state were sounding a more optimistic tone at Gov. Phil Scott’s press briefing...

Department of Financial Regulation Commissioner Michael Pieciak. File Photo
MONTPELIER- As the state nears 84% of eligible Vermonters vaccinated, including about 75% who are fully vaccinated, Gov. Phil Scott said his administration is not letting up on efforts to vaccinate the remaining 16% of Vermonters who are eligible.  “What we’re seeing across the country shows...
MONTPELIER- At his press briefing on Tuesday, Gov. Phil Scott expressed hope after his recent meeting at the White House last week to discuss a $1.3 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill that’s currently in the US Senate.  
Gov. Scott noted that the bipartisan proposal is separate from...
MONTPELIER- Vermont continues to lead the nation in nearly every COVID-19 statistic, but the Delta variant continues to pose a threat to those who are unvaccinated, administration officials said at Gov. Phil Scott’s weekly press briefing Tuesday. 
Department of Financial Regulation...

Walk-in vaccination clinics were held by Rescue Inc. at the Wilmington Antique and Flea Market this past weekend. Angel Balch
MONTPELIER- Vermont continues to inch toward Gov. Phil Scott’s 80% vaccination rate goal and the end of COVID-19 restrictions.
“As of yesterday, Vermont’s vaccinated 79.4% of the eligible population,” Gov. Scott announced at his COVID-19 emergency press briefing Tuesday, “leaving us just 3...

Gov. Phll Scott File Photo
COVID numbers still trending positive
MONTPELIER- At his COVID-19 emergency press briefing on Tuesday, Gov. Phil Scott said he expects Vermont to reach his goal of an 80% vaccination rate sometime this week.
Rather than waiting until after his call with governors...

Gov. Phil Scott File Photo
MONTPELIER- At his COVID-19 press briefing Tuesday, Gov. Phil Scott said Vermont could reach his goal of 80% vaccination among eligible Vermonters as soon as Memorial Day weekend, but would likely hit the mark sometime in the middle of next week.
”If you take the number of people (...

Department of Financial Regulation Commissioner Michael Pieciak
MONTPELIER- Vermont continues to lead the nation in vaccine uptake, and the results can be seen in falling COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations, and deaths, state officials said Tuesday. 
Agency of Human Services Secretary Mike Smith the state is closing in on the milestone of 400,000...


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