When it comes to navigating the ever-changing course of the pandemic and meeting the needs of vulnerable populations, Lamoille County’s cadre of service-providers and people are rowing in the same direction.
The local groups that sprang up across Vermont to help neighbors in crisis due to COVID-19 are now turning their focus toward longer-term economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic.
Paul Costello, VCRD Executive Director, and Xusana Davis, State of VT Racial Equity Director, discuss Vermont’s COVID-19 recovery phase as communities look to the future, and explore questions around resiliency, equity, and moving from crisis mode to creativity.
Governor Phil Scott and the Agency of Commerce and Community Development (ACCD) today announced the establishment of the State of Vermont Economic Mitigation & Recovery Task Force.
Several organizations have come together to create a community response coordinating team to help the community-based response teams and mutual aid networks that have risen in response to Vermont’s effort to “flatten the curve” of the spread of the novel coronavirus and COVID-19.