Posted in January 2013

Flu on the Rise in Vermont – Get Vaccinated

Flu on the Rise in Vermont – Get Vaccinated


    For Immediate Release: January 4, 2013 Media Contact: Communication Office Vermont Department of Health 802-863-7281   BURLINGTON – For the first time this flu season, the Vermont Department of Health reported widespread influenza activity this week to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), with influenza-like illness confirmed in all areas of … Continue reading

In Memoriam – DAVID HEATH –

In Memoriam – DAVID HEATH –


David Heath has been an integral part of our annual “Kaleidoscope of Talent” show for the past six years. I remember when the show first came about and we were looking for a photographer. I had previous experience with David for many years at my current place of employment and picked up that he would … Continue reading

Cold Weather Exemption for General Assistance and Emergency Assistance programs

Cold Weather Exemption for General Assistance and Emergency Assistance programs


In harsh winter weather, eligibility for temporary shelter through Vermont’s General Assistance (GA) and Emergency Assistance (EA) programs will be relaxed to encourage persons who are homeless and without adequate financial resources to seek safe shelter. General and Emergency Assistance is only available to US Citizens and legal resident aliens. An exception to this may be made to … Continue reading