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For Visitors to Vermont
For Returning Vermont Residents
COVID-19 Guidelines Research Study
Researchers at the University of Vermont are conducting a survey to study how Vermonters as well as out of state residents that recently traveled to the state are understanding and responding to Vermont’s COVID-19 guidelines. Complete the online survey and be entered to win one of ten $25 gift cards to a local Vermont business.
Unemployment Insurance Update
Unemployment Insurance programs under the CARES Act have been extended with recent COVID-19 economic relief legislation. Programs include Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation (PEUC), Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA), and the Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation (FPUC) program, which has been reinstated to provide an additional $300 per week to claimants. Full details and updates to these programs are available at the Department of Labor website.
Support Resources Available
COVID Support VT provides resources–including what to do to cope and how to find support–to help individuals address the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Emergency Staffing Jobs Available
The State of Vermont is developing a hiring pool of candidates who will be assigned as needed in the event of staffing shortages due to COVID-19 outbreaks. Currently, this is focused on long term care facilities, and positions include those such as Registered Nurses, Licensed Practical Nurses, Licensed Nursing Assistants, and unlicensed caregivers. Individuals who are new to the field, as well as those who are recently retired or who only work part-time currently, are encouraged to apply. For more information, or to find volunteer opportunities, visit www.covidstaffing.vermont.gov.
Forevergreen Virtual Concert Series
The Department of Tourism and Marketing’s five-part virtual concert series featuring local Vermont musicians, as well as regional and national acts who have an affinity for the state, is available on-demand.
Winter Sports Guidance for Schools Announced
The Agency of Education released the state guidance for winter sports programs during the 20/21 school year. The guidance lays out which winter sports are allowed, how practices and games will work, and details regarding spectators at these events. The full guidance is available on the Agency of Education website.