2020 News Releases

Here are the most current news releases and opinion pieces from the Health Department.

Title Date
Governor Phil Scott Announces Economic Recovery Grant Program Launch 07/01/2020
Watch for Cyanobacteria in Warm Summer Waters 06/29/2020
Governor Phil Scott Announces Unemployment Insurance Tax Relief for Vermont Employers 06/23/2020
Health Department Investigating Cluster of COVID-19 Cases in Windham County 06/23/2020
Governor Phil Scott Announces Next Restart Steps for Hospitality Sector 06/19/2020
Governor Phil Scott Commemorates Juneteenth 06/19/2020
Grant Allows for Expanded Care for People with Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders 06/18/2020
Governor Phil Scott Announces Easing of Restrictions for Older and Vulnerable Vermonters 06/17/2020
While Reopening Efforts Continue, Governor Phil Scott Extends State of Emergency 06/15/2020
High Percentage of Vermont K-12 Students are Fully Immunized 06/12/2020
Governor Phil Scott Opens Application for Public Member Appointment to Racial Equity Task Force 06/09/2020
Important Update: Report of COVID-19 Case at Mountain View Center 06/08/2020
Governor Phil Scott Announces Limited Indoor Dining Restart and Opens Some Interstate Travel 06/05/2020
Governor Phil Scott Establishes Racial Equity Task Force 06/02/2020
Governor Phil Scott and DMV Announce Restart Plan for Driver's License Services, Learner's Permit Tests 06/01/2020
Governor Announces Opening of Additional Business Operations, Increased Social Gathering Sizes 05/29/2020
Take Steps to Prevent the Spread of Rabies in Pets and Wildlife 05/29/2020
Governor Announces DFR Approves Plan to Provide Nearly $3 Million in Dental Insurance Premium Relief 05/28/2020
Governor Announces Limited Reopening of Restaurants, Hair Salons, Additional Health Services 05/22/2020
More COVID-19 Pop-Up Test Sites Open for Asymptomatic Vermonters 05/22/2020
Take Steps to Prevent Water Quality Issues Before Your Business Reopens 05/21/2020
Stay Healthy Outdoors as the Weather Warms Up 05/21/2020
Vermonters Without COVID-19 Symptoms Can Get Tested at Pop-Up Sites 05/13/2020
Additional COVID-19 Testing Sites Open for Frontline Workers and Returning Vermonters 05/11/2020
Vermont Department of Health to Open Additional COVID-19 Testing Sites 05/08/2020
Opioid deaths in Vermont decrease for the first time since 2014 05/06/2020
Northeast Kingdom EMS Units Join Health Department for COVID-19 Testing 05/05/2020
Help Slow the Spread of COVID-19 by Wearing a Cloth Face Mask 04/23/2020
Health Care Professionals Can Get Expedited Temporary License to Practice 04/13/2020
Vermont National Guard to Operate COVID-19 Testing Site in Putney 03/28/2020
Drug and Alcohol Treatment and Recovery Services are a Single Call Away 03/27/2020
Health officials caution against using non-approved drugs for COVID-19 treatment 03/26/2020
Vermont Announces 16 New Positive COVID-19 Cases Including Seven at Burlington Health and Rehabilitation Center 03/21/2020
Vermont Announces First Deaths Attributable to New Coronavirus COVID-19 03/19/2020
Vermont Reports Additional Four Cases of New Coronavirus COVID-19 03/16/2020
Vermont Reports Three Additional Cases of New Coronavirus COVID-19 03/15/2020
Health Officials Announce Three New Presumptive Cases of New Coronavirus COVID-19 03/14/2020
Second Presumptive Case of New Coronavirus COVID-19 in Vermont 03/11/2020
Vermont Announces First Presumptive Case of New Coronavirus COVID-19 03/07/2020
Health Officials Announce New Guidance for Travel from COVID-19 Affected Countries 03/05/2020
VT and NH Health Officials Working Together to Trace Contacts of NH COVID-19 Case 03/03/2020
Art Show Project Supports Wellbeing for Vermonters with Intellectual Disabilities 02/21/2020
Schools and Child Care Programs Making Progress on Reducing Lead Levels in Drinking Water 02/20/2020
Health Department Monitoring Travelers Returning from China for Novel Coronavirus 02/13/2020
Registration Open for Vermont Worksite Wellness Conference 02/12/2020
Meeting Vermont’s Transportation Energy Goals Will Benefit Our Health 01/31/2020
Vermont Closely Monitoring Global Coronavirus Developments 01/28/2020
Health Department Offering Free Kits to Test Your Home for Radon 01/21/2020
Health Officials Declare Hepatitis Outbreak 01/16/2020
New Youth and Adult Reports Show Vermonters in Generally Good Health 01/15/2020
Making Those New Resolutions Come True 01/06/2020