On March 18, 2020
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Town of Killington COVID-19 Update

NOTICE FROM THE SELECTBOARD RE: COVID-19

March 16, 2020

The Town of Killington Selectboard is monitoring the development of the COVID-19 outbreak. In response, Killington is reviewing information from the Vermont Department of Health, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Vermont Emergency Management (VEM).

Effective March 17, 2020, the Town of Killington will limit activities and meetings at the Town Office to essential municipal operations only. Public Access will be limited to the hours of 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm daily. Most Town records are available electronically or can be emailed to you. All visitors will be required to wash hands and limit contact with surfaces. The Selectboard, Planning Commission, Recreation Commission, and Zoning Board of Adjustment will postpone meetings for the rest of the month of March and resume meetings in April as required. We are planning to make future meetings accessible electronically, when applicable, and will provide log-in information prior to each meeting. Non-essential Town activities, events, and meetings will not be allowed until further notice.

If you have symptoms of COVID-19 i.e. fever, cough and/or difficulty breathing, please DO NOT come into the Town Office. If you need assistance check our website at killingtontown.com or if you are unable to find what you need please contact the Town Office at 802-422-3243 or Lucrecia@killingtontown.com to assist in transacting your town business.

Dog licenses are due before April 1, 2020. Consider obtaining your license by mail instead of coming into the Town Office. Rabies certificates can be emailed by your veterinarian to lucrecia@killingtontown.com of faxed to 802-422-3030.

Please monitor the town’s website www.killingtontown.com for the most up to date information regarding the operations of municipal government and events.

For the most up to date information about COVID-19 go to the State of Vermont Department of Health website www.healthvermont.gov/covid19 or the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website www.cdc.gov/covid19

If you cannot find the answers to your questions on these websites, contact 211 or www.vermont211.org

Everyday Preventive Measures

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.

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