STAY HOME STAY SAFE – The information below is updated periodically. For more up to date information, please visit https://www.healthvermont.gov/
Daily Update on Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)
September 2nd, 2020
New information is in RED and bold.
New on healthvermont.gov
The Data Dashboard on our Current Activity in Vermont web page has a new look! It also now shows new COVID-19 data broken down by Vermont county. Choose the tab at the bottom of the dashboard for “County-level Case Info.” You can also find a graph of new and cumulative cases in each county, as well as breakdowns by age and by sex.
Testing Opportunities in Rutland County
As the Health Department investigates an outbreak of COVID-19 cases in the Killington area, we remind people with even mild symptoms that they should contact their health care provider to be tested.
For anyone without symptoms who want to be tested, additional pop-up testing events have been added. For more info visit healthvermont.gov/covid19testing.
Rutland Regional Medical Center has also opened a second testing location in the upper lot at 160 Allen St., Rutland on Thursday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Friday from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Please call 802-747-1880 to schedule an appointment.Anyone in the greater Killington community should continue to take the same every day steps as all Vermonters: wear a face mask and keep a 6-foot distance from others, wash hands often and well, and stay home when you’re sick.
Current COVID-19 Activity in Vermont
As of 12 p.m. on September 1, 2020
|Total cases*||1,637 (3 new)|
|Hospitalized under investigation||1|
|Total people recovered||1,433|
|People completed monitoring||7,695|
* Includes testing conducted at the Health Department Laboratory, commercial labs and other public health labs.
+ Death occurring in persons known to have COVID-19. Death certificate may be pending.
Hospitalization data is provided by the Vermont Healthcare Emergency Preparedness Coalition and is based on hospitals updating this information.
Find more at the data dashboard: healthvermont.gov/currentactivity.
Guidance for Vermonters
Get the information you need at our Frequently Asked Questions.
If you are having a medical emergency, call 9-1-1 or go to the hospital.
If you think you have symptoms of COVID-19, call your health care provider.
Maintain physical distancing of at least 6 feet and wear a mask when near others.
Getting Tested for COVID-19
Not everyone needs to be tested for COVID-19. Use CDC’s Self-Checker tool to find out if you should be tested.
If you think you may need to get tested, talk with your health care provider, or call 2-1-1 if you don’t have a provider and need to be connected to care.
If you do need testing, look for a clinic or pharmacy that offers testing near you, or register at a pop-up location.
Visit our testing web page for more guidance and where to get tested if you do need it.
Return to School Guidance
Schools: Strong and Healthy Start: Safety and Health Guidance for Vermont Schools
Mental Health: A Strong and Healthy Start: Social, Emotional and Mental Health Supports During COVID-19
Sports: Fall Sports Programs for the 2020-2021 School Year
Find additional resources on our Schools, Colleges and Child Care Programs web page, including a new document: How PreK-12 Schools Can Prepare for COVID-19 Cases in their School.
Visit our Travel to Vermont web page for continually updated information and guidance, including about quarantine requirements, testing, and to sign up with Sara Alert for symptom check reminders.
Visit the Agency of Commerce and Community Development’s website for “Work Safe” guidance, which is updated regularly.
Take Care of Your Emotional and Mental Health
If you or someone you know is in crisis or needs emotional support, help is available 24/7:
- Call your local mental health crisis line.
- Call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255.
- Text VT to 741741 to talk with someone at the Crisis Text Line.
- For more information visit healthvermont.gov/suicide.
For more information:
- COVID-19 health information, guidance and case data: healthvermont.gov/covid19
- Governor’s actions: governor.vermont.gov/covid19response
- The state’s modeling: dfr.vermont.gov/about-us/covid-19/modeling
Media Contact: CV19media@vermont.gov