For daily updates, current information, and health/safety resources regarding COVID-19, please continue to follow the Vermont Department of Health: healthvermont.gov/covid-19
Public Parks Notice
In supporting the Governor’s “Stay Home, Stay Safe” order, and in the interest in promoting social distancing in order to slow the transmission of COVID-19, the City of Winooski is closing the following facilities effective 4/7/20 until further notice:
Questions regarding any of these specific closures can be directed to Ray Coffey, Community Services Director: firstname.lastname@example.org / 802 373 0050. While we are making decisions to close some of our close contact facilities, we do encourage our community members to continue to get outside for exercise and positive mental health during this time of social distancing and isolation. We can safely continue to enjoy the outdoors with these measures:
For a full list of parks and open spaces within the City of Winooski, click here.
City Council Update
Winooski City Council held their first all virtual meeting last night. The recorded live-stream will be hosted here via CH17.
Department of Labor Announced Dates and Topics for Employer-Focused Virtual Town Hall Events
The Vermont Department of Labor has announced it will continue its Virtual Town Hall events for the week of April 6, 2020. The Department announced the events in response to the impact of COVID-19. Click here to read the full press release.
Updated Downtown Winooski Business Portal Resources
Downtown Winooski has updated their Winooski Business Portal with new resources. Click here to view.
Green Up Day Postponed to May 30
With so many closings and the Governor’s “stay home, stay safe” order, Green Up Vermont is unable to distribute Green Up Day supplies until the first week in May. Town coordinators will be communicating how people can pick up bags safely with social distance, along with plans for trash collection on May 30. With Covid-19 and the precarious health situations in our world today, please use logical precautions and stay informed on what the Vermont Dept. of Health is recommending. Visit http://www.greenupvermont.org for information on safety, ways to communicate, and other fun information. Thank you to all who get out and Green Up to keep our state looking beautiful as we celebrate the 50th anniversary of Green Up Day. An easy way to support Green Up Vermont is on line 23 of your Vermont Tax Form.
Municipal buildings are closed to the public. Essential services are maintained with minimal staffing.
In addition to all City buildings being closed, we have made some modifications to current services.