COVID-19 is a disease caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus first discovered in 2019. The virus spreads when an infected person breathes out droplets and very small particles that contain the virus. These droplets and particles can be breathed in by other people or land on their eyes, noses, or mouth. In some circumstances, they may contaminate surfaces they touch.

In this section, learn more about COVID-19 in Vermont, how to prevent getting sick, symptoms and treatment, and how to get tested or vaccinated.