- Mumps Cases Confirmed at St. Michael’s College and University of Vermont
The Vermont Department of Health is investigating an outbreak of mumps among students at St. Michaels College and the University of Vermont. Mumps is a contagious illness caused by a virus that can be spread through close person-to-person contact, such as coughing, sneezing or sharing drinking glasses. The virus causes fever, swelling of the parotid glands, and can affect other parts of the body.
- Governor Phil Scott Named State Co-Chair of Northern Border Regional Commission
Governor Phil Scott and Northern Border Regional Commission (NBRC) Federal Co-Chair Mark Scarano were in Newport Wednesday to announce that Scott will serve as the Commission's first state co-chair.
- Governor Phil Scott Proclaims February 14 as Recovery Day in Vermont
Governor Phil Scott signed a proclamation Wednesday, declaring February 14 as Recovery Day in Vermont. This designation recognizes the importance of substance use disorder recovery programs, and their critical role in addressing the opioid epidemic.