Coronavirus (COVID-19)

What you need to know now                                                                 

Stay Home, Stay Safe – Please leave home only for essentials, like food or exercise. When out, keep a safe distance of six feet between yourself and others. Your efforts are making a difference in slowing the spread of the virus.

If You Are Sick – Stay home and contact your health care provider online or by phone. Do not go to the hospital, except in a life-threatening situation. Use the CDC Self Checker Tool (link is external to review your symptoms. Read what to do if you are sick.

Wear a Cloth Mask – If you need to leave your home for an essential purpose or will be near other people, wear a cloth mask over your mouth and nose. Since COVID-19 may be transmitted by someone who does not have symptoms, a mask helps you protect others. You must still practice social distancing, wash your hands and avoid touching your face. Learn more about how to use and make cloth masks.

People Coming to Vermont – Residents and non-residents coming to Vermont ­– for anything other than an essential purpose ­­– should quarantine at home for 14 days. Learn more about what the Stay Home, Stay Safe order means to Vermonters.

If You Smoke or Vape – There has never been a better time to quit. Find resources at 802Quits.

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Daily updates on cases of COVID-19, testing, monitoring, hospitalization and deaths. View information by county and see breakdowns by age and gender.

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

Living with uncertainty during the outbreak of COVID-19 is stressful for everyone. See tips to help get through this unsettling time.

This page contains information concerning COVID-19 specifically for the health care community.

Everyone has a role to play in staying healthy. Get information about protecting yourself and helping your community.

First responders play a vital role in protecting Vermonter's health and well-being. Here are resources to support first reponders in their work.

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 the new coronavirus. Find guidance and resources to help.

The Health Department offers resources to help businesses operate safely and links to guidance and assistance for both businesses and employees.

The Health Department offers guidance to schools and child care centers during closures and essential operations.

Looking for guidance about isolation or quarantine? Need poster reminders about hand-washing? Find COVID-19 resources in many different languages here.