Gov. Scott

VERMONT — Gov. Phil Scott on Monday said Vermont “strongly discourages” incoming travel from coronavirus hotspots in the Northeast, directing “non-essential” travelers from outside the state to self-quarantine for 14 days. The governor, speaking at a press conference, said that the change to his earlier “stay home” order followed new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidance for those states advising residents to “refrain from non-essential domestic travel for 14 days.” “Here’s what I want everyone to understand, if you don’t need to come to Vermont, please don’t,” the governor said...
MIDDLEBURY — Gov. Phil Scott on March 25 issued a “Stay Home, Stay Safe” executive order limits in-person operations for all “non-essential” businesses. But what does that really mean? The Scott administration clearly spells out what it deems to be essential and non-essential businesses in 10-page list that can be found by clicking here. Enterprises exempt from the “Stay Home, Stay Safe” order include – but are not limited to – health care operations; retail serving essential human needs, like grocery stores, pharmacies and hardware stores; fuel products and supply; maintenance of critical...
MONTPELIER — Gov. Phil Scott on Tuesday further tightened restrictions on Vermonters by ordering them to restrict and minimize activities outside the home. The Vermont governor late today issued a “Stay Home, Stay Safe” order and directed the closure of in-person operations for all non-essential businesses as of 5 p.m. Wednesday. The goal of these restrictive measures is to slow the spread of coronavirus and the COVID-19 disease. These actions were implemented in consultation with Commissioner of the Vermont Department of Health Dr. Mark Levine and his evaluation of the latest data. “I want...
Gov. Phil Scott ordered the closing of bars and restaurants across the state effective 2 p.m. on Tuesday. It his administration’s latest effort to curb the spread of the coronavirus in Vermont. Establishments must remain closed through April 6. In the meantime, restaurants will be allowed to offer takeout and delivery services. The announcement was made on the heels of a decision earlier in the day to ban gatherings of more than 50 people — indoors or outdoors — in gyms, auditoriums, meeting halls, stadiums and arenas. The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Vermont doubled to 12 Monday,...

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