PEACHAM COVID-19 RESPONSE

Peacham’s Official Emergency Incident Management System has been activated. 

Thank you for all you are doing to support your friends and family during the COVID-19 outbreak. The Emergency Management Team for COVID-19 has been activated. This team of Peacham volunteers is part of the Emergency Management System for the State of VT. The team was organized through the incident command system in response to a significant incident that requires community-supported assistance to provide key services to ensure a healthy response to endure the next few months based on what we know about the coronavirus. We know our amazing residents are helping each other and we’re here to help, too.

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Peacham Covid 19 Relief Fund

Financial Assistance During COVID-19

If you are experiencing financial stress due to the pandemic, help is available through the Peacham Covid 19 Relief Fund. Applications are available on the table outside of the Town Clerk’s Office or here on the Read the rest

Mask Mandate in Effect

Don’t forget! Masks or cloth face coverings are required to be worn in public in Vermont beginning today, August 1.

“As of Saturday, August 1, 2020, Vermonters shall wear masks or cloth facial coverings over their nose and mouth any … Read the rest

Wear a Mask!

Gov Scott Announces New Mask Requirements

Effective August 1, wearing masks or cloth facial coverings is mandatory in Vermont, with limited exceptions, in public settings where 6 feet of space between people is not possible. This requirement applies to everyone … Read the rest

State of Emergency Extended

This week Gov Scott extended the state of emergency – which was first declared in March – through mid-August, “It’s the vehicle we need to keep certain protections in place, control outbreaks as they come up so we can keep … Read the rest

Food Drive Notice

Food Donations Needed!

There will be a Food Drive at Peacham Congregational Church on Saturday, August 1, from 11:00am to 1:00pm.

Food drive at Peacham Church - Aug 1

Covid 19 Relief Fund – Second Round

Applications Being Solicited for Peacham Covid 19 Relief Fund

Applications are now being accepted for the second round of funding from the Peacham Covid-19 Relief Fund. For current Peacham residents who have been impacted by the ongoing effects of the … Read the rest

Celebrate Safely

Stay Safe on the Fourth

Independence Day weekend kicks off today, but this year’s celebration will be a bit different than usual. The COVID-19 pandemic is not only still with us, but is multiplying rapidly in many states. Vermont has … Read the rest

Don’t Let Up on COVID-19 Prevention!

Vermont is strongest when we pull together

At today’s press conference, state officials urged Vermonters to continue to work together to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

“The sun is shining, the weather is hot, and it’s summer vacation season,” said … Read the rest

Food Drive Reminder

Donations Needed!

Just a reminder that there will be a Food Drive at Peacham Congregational Church on Saturday, June 20, from 11:00am to 1:00pm.

Executive Order 01-20 Extended

State of Emergency

On Monday, Gov Scott amended and restated Executive Order 01-20 to extend the state of emergency through July 15. The number of COVID-19 cases in Vermont remains low despite an outbreak in the Williston/Burlington area. But as … Read the rest

Relief and Recovery

Reopening Continues

On Friday, Gov Scott announced Phase 2 of his Relief and Recovery plan to support Vermont’s economy during COVID-19. This phase includes financial assistance for businesses, grants and other resources for housing and communities, a broadband expansion program … Read the rest

Reopening Vermont’s Economy

Phased Restart Work Safe Guidance

Vermont businesses continue to reopen slowly and in accordance with guidelines issued by the Vermont Department of Health and the CDC.

As of June 1, close-contact businesses such gyms, salons and spas are allowed to … Read the rest

COVID-19 Relief Fund

Financial Assistance for Peacham Residents

The COVID-19 Relief Fund has been established to help Peacham residents who are impacted by the virus. Priority #1 will be given to those who contracted the virus and need assistance paying bills related to … Read the rest

Living with COVID-19

Isolation, Quarantine and Self-Observation Defined

During Monday’s press conference, Dr Mark Levine, Vermont Commissioner of Health, spoke about the meanings of these terms. This poster does a good job of defining these terms in relation to COVID-19 and guiding us … Read the rest

Farmers to Families

Free food box program

Upcoming dates for food box pickup:

Friday, May 22
Lamoille Union High School
10am – 2pm

Friday, May 29
Caledonia County State Airport
10am – 2pm

Peacham residents, we’re ready to help if you need assistance … Read the rest

Be Smart, Stay Safe

Addendum 14 extends State of Emergency to June 15

Slow reopening continues

The spread of COVID-19 continues to slow in Vermont, but Gov Scott and Department of Health Commissioner, Mark Levine, MD, caution that the state must also consider neighboring … Read the rest

Your Pets and Coronavirus

Only a small number of pets are known to have been infected with the virus.

COVID-19 is primarily spread from person-to-person, but it appears that it can spread from people to animals in some situations. Worldwide, only a small number … Read the rest

Play Smart and Play Safe

Recreating and socializing safely

Today, Gov Scott issued Addendum 13 to Executive Order 01-20, which declared a state of emergency for the State of Vermont in response to COVID-19.

This most recent addendum includes an amendment to Addendum 6 and … Read the rest

Reopening Vermont – Phase 3

Work Smart & Stay Safe

Last Friday, May 1, Gov Scott announced a third phase in the slow reopening of Vermont’s economy. Addendum 12 allows certain businesses with crews of 10 or fewer people to resume operations. The addendum also … Read the rest

Drive-Thru Food Drive

To benefit food insecure families in Peacham

Saturday, May 9
11:00am – 1:00pm
Peacham Congregational Church

Food Donations Needed!

We will be collecting non-perishable foods: canned goods, pastas, soups, cereals, jello, pudding, crackers; as well as hygiene supplies: … Read the rest

Stay Home, Stay Safe Updates

Health care – access and cost

On March 30, Gov Scott signed H.742 (Act 91) which relates to Vermont’s response to COVID-19. Among other things, this bill serves to increase Vermonters’ access to health care and waives or limits costs … Read the rest

#solidarityat8 on Sundays

Weekly Cheer for Healthcare Workers

Join the worldwide Twitter movement to cheer for healthcare workers every SUNDAY night at 8 pm. #Solidarityat8 asks people to go on their balconies or open their windows and doors at 8 pm and cheer, clap … Read the rest

Weekly Candlelight Vigil

Friday nights at 8pm

Just a reminder that you are invited to join the weekly Peacham Front Door Candlelight Vigil to send prayers, thoughts and healthy wishes to all those affected by COVID-19.

Every FRIDAY at 8 pm. Step outside … Read the rest

Using Cloth Face Coverings

Guidance from the Vermont Department of Health

Surgical masks and N-95 masks are in short supply and needed by medical personnel. Therefore, the Vermont Department of Health is recommending we wear cloth face coverings to help slow the spread of … Read the rest

Weekly Vigils During the Crisis

Send Thanks and Good Wishes

Weekly Candlelight Vigil

Join the weekly Peacham Front Door Candlelight Vigil to send prayers, thoughts and healthy wishes to all those affected by COVID-19. Every FRIDAY at 8 pm. Step outside your front door, take … Read the rest

Vermont Dept of Health Update

Helping Vermonters Stay Safe

New guidance on face masks

On Friday, April 3, Health Commissioner Mark Levine, MD, recommended that Vermonters wear cloth facial masks or coverings if they need to leave their homes for essential purposes. This advice is … Read the rest

COVID-19 Recovery Resource Center

Vermont Agency of Commerce and Community Development

ACCD has developed a RECOVERY RESOURCE CENTER of available tools including financial assistance programs, unemployment information and a series of Frequently Asked Questions to help Vermont businesses and individuals navigate the resources available during the … Read the rest

Covid-19 News 3-27

Peacham Emergency Management on facebook

The Peacham Emergency Management Team has created a new facebook page to better communicate with residents. Using a page (instead of a group) allows the Team to post under the Peacham Emergency Management name. We … Read the rest

The Governor’s Stay Home/Stay Safe Order

What the “Stay Home, Stay Safe” Executive Order Means to Vermonters

Effective Wednesday, March 25, 2020 at 5 p.m.

Individuals:

Stay home, stay safe. Vermonters are directed to stay at home and leave only for essential reasons such as: personal … Read the rest

Emergency Food Service

Food delivery for the Peacham community

For those who cannot get to the grocery store and face food security issues because of the COVID-19 outbreak, we have put in place an EMERGENCY SERVICE for food to be delivered to your … Read the rest

Mutual Aid for Peacham Residents

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PEACHAM COVID-19 RESPONSE

Peacham COVID-19 Response
March 20, 2020

Peacham’s Official Emergency Incident Management System has been activated. 

Thank you for all you are doing to support your friends and family during the COVID-19 outbreak. The Emergency Management Team for COVID-19 has … Read the rest