• Vermont October 20, 2020 12:22 pm

    Vermont to Award Additional $76 Million in Recovery Grants Amid Pandemic

    Vermont will make available $76 million worth of grants in a bid to assist businesses hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic, Gov. Phil Scott announced Tuesday. In a press conference, Scott said the funding would go to businesses in the greatest need, especially those in the hospitality industry. “We know many businesses and sectors in the state continue to feel…

  • Vermont October 16, 2020 1:01 pm

    Vermont Gov. Tightens Coronavirus Restrictions Amid Hockey-Related Outbreak

    Vermont Gov. Phil Scott is cracking down on coronavirus restrictions as health officials continue investigate an outbreak among youth and adult hockey players. “We’re considering a number of steps to strengthen guidance, particularly around off-the-ice activities and interstate play,” Gov. Phil Scott said Friday. “We also need all players and families to abide by the strict guidance we already...

  • Vermont October 13, 2020 12:24 pm

    Vermont Officials Track Coronavirus Cases Among Hockey Players, Students

    Vermont health officials are investigating an outbreak with at least a dozen youth and adult hockey players and an unspecified number of cases in schools. “Several” coronavirus cases are associated with four different schools in the state, Health Commissioner Mark Levine said Tuesday, and at least 12 cases have been found among youth and adult hockey players in the Montpelier-central…

  • Vermont October 12, 2020 1:02 pm

    Vermont Orchard Reopens After Coronavirus Outbreak

    Champlain Orchards in Addison County has reopened after an outbreak of the coronavirus infected more than two dozen of its seasonal apple pickers. The orchards were back to regular hours for pick-your-own apples this past weekend. A total of 28 of the orchards’ migrant apple pickers have tested positive for COVID-19, the illness caused by the virus. Vermont Health Commissioner…

  • Vermont October 9, 2020 11:58 am

    Vermont Pushes Back Winter Sports Guidance for Schools

    Winter sports likely won’t start until after Thanksgiving at schools in Vermont as officials push back the release of related guidelines. Since most winter sports are held indoors, the considerations are “more complex” and “more problematic” than fall sports, Vermont Education Secretary Daniel French said Friday. Therefore officials are now pushing back their release of the guidelines, initially scheduled...

  • coronavirus outbreak October 6, 2020 6:04 pm

    COVID-19 Outbreak Among Vt. Orchard Workers Deemed Contained

    A COVID-19 outbreak among workers at one of Vermont’s best known apple orchards appears to be contained, health officials said Tuesday.

  • Vermont October 6, 2020 6:04 pm

    Coronavirus Outbreak at Vermont Apple Orchard ‘Contained,' Officials Say

    Vermont state health officials said Tuesday a COVID-19 outbreak at a well-known apple orchard in Addison County has been contained to the site, though more test results on workers there were still pending. Twenty-seven workers at Champlain Orchards were reported to be sick, up one from the number reported Monday. “We’re behind on the harvest, and now there’s obviously...

  • Covid-19 spread October 1, 2020 9:01 am

    Is the U.S. About to Get Hit With a ‘Third Wave' of Coronavirus Cases This Winter?

    Is a “third wave” of coronavirus cases poised to hit the U.S.? Idaho is just one state where outbreaks in college and university towns are contributing to a spike in cases. Dr. Frank Johnson, the vice president for medical affairs at St. Luke’s Clinic in Idaho, joined LX News to discuss what he’s seeing in his state and how the...

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