Links and Information for Those Affected by the COVID-19 Pandemic
Below are relevant links, numbers and information for individuals, businesses and volunteers during the pandemic.
Information on SBA's Disaster Loan Assistance (some criteria apply): HERE
There is also a hotline set up at (802) 461-5143.
Here, you can report impacts directly or request other resources. The hotline will be staffed Monday through Friday, 7:45 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Governor Scott's Executive Order
Purchase locally made hand sanitizer at Smuggler's Notch, HERE
Northwestern Medical Center's new guidelines and tips for staying healthy: HERE
Vermont Department of Health: HERE
Center for Disease Control/Prevention: HERE
Don't Know Where to Turn?
Good place to start: pick up a phone and dial 211.
Department of Labor's responses to specific Covid 19, labor-related issues for businesses and employees: HERE
VT Dept. of Labor phone numbers:
Employer Assistance Line - 877-214-3331
Employees with first-time claims - 1-877-214-3330
Employees with existing claims - 1-877-214-3332
Link to the State of VT's COVID-19 Guidance Page for Businesses.
How to Help
The Town and City of St. Albans have partnered on a brief survey for potential volunteers and donors for local organizations. The information will be shared with relevant organizations that could use your help. Here is the survey link.
Organizations that may need volunteers and other forms of assistance:
Age Well, which does Meals on Wheels, at 1-800-642-5119.
Martha's Community Kitchen (the local soup kitchen) at 524-9749.
Northwest Family Foods (the local food shelf) at 527-7392.
Samaritan House (the local homeless shelter) 527-0847 and firstname.lastname@example.org.
School District Updates