There are no reported cases of any Covid-19 variants in Vermont, Health Commissioner Mark Levine said. That’s the good news. However, a variant in California may be fueling the current Los Angeles epidemic, he said. Also, relatively unpublicized variants in Brazil and South Africa may not respond to the current vaccine, he said.
This afternoon (January 19), Governor Phil Scott, Department of Health Commissioner Mark Levine, M.D. and other administration officials were informed that a contractor who provided services at the Governor’s coronavirus briefings on Friday, January 15 and Tuesday, January 19 has tested positive for COVID-19.
Climate caucus to hold first meeting Thursday Press pursues Trump bus pandemic risk story Scott signs into law 2021 Town Meeting changes By Guy Page The Vermont Department of Health can’t say […]
Gov. Scott answered: “I don’t believe President Trump will be declaring martial law.” Vermont Daily said, “Okay, say he does?” Scott replied: “I don’t want to play that game, because I don’t believe it will happen.”
On Nov. 24, Scott asked Vermonters not to shop on Black Friday (the day after Thanksgiving and the start of the holiday retailing season) if they didn’t have a need to. The normally pro-business Scott may be hoping to stop the new surge of COVID cases, but his comments seem to have rattled small business owners.
By Guy Page October 23, 2020 – Gov. Phil Scott said the State of Vermont may provide temporary fuel storage to homeowners prohibited from receiving heating fuel deliveries due to uninspected or […]
Governor a NIMBY on New England wind power By Guy Page October 20, 2020 – Vermonters who make “unnecessary” trips across the Connecticut River into central and northern New Hampshire must quarantine […]