COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Information, Cancellations, Contacts – UPDATED, 3/26

Governor Phil Scott has issued an executive order directing Vermonters to stay at home. To see the entire order, please click here.

Please stay home, and stay safe.

COVID-19 Health Alert Poster

The order extends the closure of the Waitsfield Town Offices to the public until 4/15. Staff will be working remotely, so please reach out with questions or concerns. The Road Department is still working, as essential transportation infrastructure personnel, but may be doing so in a limited capacity and without any public access at the garage.

To mitigate some of the impact of the closure of the vault and offices, tax maps and assessor card information can be found by using the following link.

For more information on COVID-19 in Vermont, please visit the Vermont Department of Health’s website by clicking here. The website is updated daily.

The Mad River Community Fund and other organizations may have additional information for those with questions or in need of assistance. The information is accessible through the following link.

Vermont 211 is another resource for those in need of assistance. More information is available through the following link.

Joslin Memorial Library has been closed, effective March 16th. Curbside pickup is available. For more information, please use the following link.

Harwood Unified Union School District has also closed. For more information, please use the following link.

For small business and other resources, please visit the Mad River Valley Chamber of Commerce website using the following link.

Green Mountain Transit has suspended bus service in the Mad River Valley. For more information, please use the following link.

Capstone Community Action has suspended the tax preparation service provided by volunteers at the Waitsfield Town Offices until April 1st. Capstone can be reached online (through the following link) or by calling 1-800-639-1053.

COVID-19 fact sheet prepared by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC).

CDC Flyer, “Stop the Spread of Germs.”

From the Vermont Department of Health:

“There is currently no vaccine to prevent COVID-19 infection. Person-to-person spread of the virus is thought to occur mainly via respiratory droplets produced when an infected person coughs or sneezes. Much is still unknown about how the virus spreads. Take these everyday preventive actions to help stop the spread of germs:

  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Stay home when you are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.

If you traveled to affected locations within the past two weeks or have been in close contact with a person with COVID-19, and develop a fever, cough or have difficulty breathing, contact your health care provider right away.”