COVID-19 Resources

Below are links to websites that folks might find useful for accurate information on the novel coronavirus, COVID-19. There are also sheets from the CDC that you can print out for yourself, your groups, your neighbors. VT Dept. of Health now provides COVID-19 information in multiple languages.


Press Release February 23rd, 2021 re Updated Travel/Quarantine Orders
EXECUTIVE ORDERS ON COVID IN VERMONT – GOV. PHIL SCOTT
ADDENDUM 11 to Amended/Reinstated Gov. Scott’s Executive Order re: Extended State of Emergency (eff. 02/15/2021)
ADDENDUM 10 to Amended/Reinstated Gov. Scott’s Executive Order re: Extended State of Emergency (eff. 01/15/2021)
ADDENDUM 9 to Amended/Reinstated Gov. Scott’s Executive Order re: Extended State of Emergency (eff. 12/15/2020)
ADDENDUM 8 to Amended/Reinstated Gov. Scott’s Executive Order re COVID-19 (eff. 11/14/2020)
Governor’s COVID-19 Response page
Governor Scott’s Executive Orders page


BUSINESS SUPPORTS AND RESOURCES
VT Agency of Commerce and Community Development Resources Page
Contains important information from the VT ACCD on business and cross-state travel in VT related to COVID-19. Mandatory quarantine rules are in effect.
https://accd.vermont.gov/covid-19


VT Agency of Agriculture, Food, & Markets
The Agency has created a COVID-19 resource page for access to the latest industry guidance and resources for agricultural related service providers, businesses and interested parties. This page can be found on the Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets website, at https://agriculture.vermont.gov/covid-19-information.


Work Safe Guidelines Under COVID-19
From the VT Agency of Commerce and Community Development, for Vermont businesses and employers. Regularly updated Work Safe Additions to the Be Smart, Stay Safe Order.
Modifications and new sections are in red.

VT Dept. of Labor: Pandemic Unemployment Assistance
Health VT – COVID-19 Safety Tips for Essential Workers (PDF)
USDA Federal Rural Resource Guide (PDF)
VT Employer Assistance Hotline (Unemployment Claims): (802)-214-3331
VT Employee Assistance Hotline (Unemployment Claims): (802)-214-3332
VT Agency of Commerce and Comm. Dev.: COVID-19 – Guidance for VT Businesses
VT Agency of Commerce and Comm. Dev.: Stay Home/Stay Safe FAQs for Businesses
Small Business Administration (SBA) Resources
SBA: COVID-19 Relief Options (Loans/Grants)


VT Dept of Fish and Wildlife – Connecting to Staff
VT Dept. of Fish and Wildlife


SOCIAL SUPPORTS
Dept. of Children & Families – Resources Page
DCF Guidance for child care providers
Vermont Mutual Aid groups serving Washington and Northern Orange Counties
COVID-19 SupportVT


MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCES
VT Agency of Human Services: Stress and Mental Wellbeing under COVID-19
VT Agency of Human Services: Crises Services for Individuals and Families
COVID Support VT: provides Support Counselors during this challenging time.
Call 2-1-1 (866-652-4636), option #2. Counselors are available Monday-Friday, from 8am-8pm


SPECIAL EDUCATION INFORMATION
Education Resources for Children with Disabilities

FOOD/PROVISIONS
3SQUARESVT Online
If you get 3SquaresVT, you can now use the:
– Food benefits on your EBT card to buy eligible items on Amazon.com and have them delivered right to your door.
– Food and cash benefits on your EBT card to order eligible items on Walmart.com for pick up at the Bennington location.
https://dcf.vermont.gov/benefits/EBT/online


DAY CARE / CHILDREN’S RESOURCES
Guidance for Day Care Centers (CDC)
Interim Guidance for Contact Tracing & Case Investigation for K-12 Schools (CDC)
Updated Guidance Resources from the CDC. A variety of resources for business, contact tracers, detention facilities, veterinary clinics, etc.


ALL ABOUT MASKS
How to put on/remove a face mask.(CDC)
HealthVT: COVID-19-mask-guidance
How to Make a Face Mask (PDF)
2006 CDC Article on Homemade Masks and criteria.

No-Sew Face Masks
No-Sew Pleated Face Mask with Handkerchief and Hair Tie
http://blog.japanesecreations.com/no-sew-face-mask-with-handkerchief-and-hair-tie

CDC: Your Guide to Masks (NEW as of 02/16/2021)
The CDC has new standards for masks. Click here for the details.


Kids and Maskwearing
https://kidshealth.org/en/parents/coronavirus-masks.html?WT.ac=p-ra
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/downloads/Young-Mitigation-recommendations-resources-toolkit.pdf