Older Adults

Older Adults

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Resources and programs are available to help older Vermonters find services and support to live longer, healthier lives.

Information for You

Find out about who may be at more risk for severe illness, or more vulnerable to getting sick. Learn about precautions.

Use the "Ask the Chat Bot" feature to find answers to your questions about COVID-19, and see responses to what other Vermonters are asking.

The Health Department works closely with the Department of Disabilities, Aging and Independent Living and long-term care facilities to help them prepare for cases of COVID-19.

COVID-19 is a new disease, caused by a virus not previously seen in humans. COVID-19 is highly contagious. People with COVID-19 who don't have any symptoms can spread the virus to other people. Learn about symptoms and what to do if you are sick.

Group living settings like apartment complexes, senior housing or long-term care facilities should follow strategies to detect and prevent the spread of respiratory viruses like COVID-19. Find guidance and resources to help.

Getting a flu shot matters more this year than ever. When fewer people get sick with the flu, we can preserve medical resources in case there is a rise in COVID-19. Get information about the flu vaccine, where to get vaccinated, and information on the effectiveness of the flu vaccine.

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