A list of online resources about the coronavirus, preparedness in Vermont

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These are local, state, federal and other online resources about the coronavirus and preparation for you, your family and your home.

- The Vermont Department of Health is the best source for local updates related to COVID-19: https://www.healthvermont.gov/response/infectious-disease/2019-novel-coronavirus

- Southwestern Vermont Medical Center in Bennington, https://svhealthcare.org/COVID-19/: Information includes basics about prevention and treatment, FAQs, and information about the hospital's response.

- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/: Includes a "what you should know" section that addresses coronavirus issues for older people and people with chronic diseases at higher risk; steps to prevent illness; what to do when sick; symptoms; answers to common questions; situation updates for the U.S. and the world; as well as information specifically for communities, schools, and businesses, health care professionals, health departments, travel and laboratories.

- The Manchester Journal's coronavirus update page, https://www.manchesterjournal.com/coronavirus: All of our coverage on the coronavirus, including local, state, regional, national and world news on the outbreak.

- The Vermont Agency of Commerce and Community Development, www.mass.gov/info-details/small-business-assistance-for-covid-19: Provides information about the community impacts of COVID-19 on Vermont businesses.

- Johns Hopkins University coronavirus resource center, https://coronavirus.jhu.edu/map.html: Heat map showing the coronavirus outbreak, as well as wide-ranging expertly sourced resources about the pandemic.

- The Vermont Department of Labor has created an electronic form, for those looking to establish an initial claim to unemployment benefits at https://appengine.egov.com/apps/vt/dol/unemploymentinsuranceclaim

- The Vermont Food Bank, https://www.vtfoodbank.org/: A searchable map to food resources throughout Vermont, and other information.

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