Check here for the latest information regarding the Town’s response to the Covid-19 and links for the latest statewide updates. Things change rapidly and we are asking leaders to communicate with us so we can post confirmed information.
The Town Offices are closed until further notice: Employees are working from home and answering voicemail
If you are in a high risk situation or need assistance with getting food or medicine you can call the Town Police number 763-7776 option 4 and speak to someone or leave a message. Someone will get back to you with answers.
You can also dial 211 for more general questions on the Corona virus.
The Royalton Mutual Aid volunteer group is sending a mailer to all town residents listing this information and asking for volunteers to aid those in need. They have an email address: firstname.lastname@example.org and a phone number 234-1257 for assistance request and volunteer offers.
VThelplink.org is available for those individuals seeking information or help on substance use and recovery. The phone number is 1-800-565 LINK
We can all do our part to slow the spread of the virus:
The Governor is asking that we all remain home unless it is an emergency. Call volunteers to help so you can stay home. The disease has not peaked in our area so please do your part to protect us all.
Wash your hands regularly
Use soap and water for 20 seconds and avoid touching your face
Keep a “Social Distance” of 6 feet
Avoid entering homes if you don’t live there
Cover your cough or sneeze, then throw away the tissue.
White River Valley Schools will remain closed through the end of the school year. Graduation date will be decided by May 8th. All faculty are working remotely and there is no access to the building for non essential personnel.
The USDA approved the meals distribution plan and food is available for curbside pickup Mon/Weds/Fri for students only.
The Royalton Food Shelf is looking for donations of food and for volunteer drivers to deliver groceries. They are open on Thursdays from 11:30 am until 2:30. There are NO evening hours. They are packing and placing orders on a table outside the building and delivering for those who cannot make the drive. Please call Anna Wright at 802 356 0922 to help or donate.
You can listen to Royalton Community Radio at 96.5 FM for coordinated updates as well. Further information is on their website at http://Royaltonradio.org
The Vermont Law School has suspended physical classes through the summer and the May 16th Commencement is being rescheduled for early August.
The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) free tax preparation service at VLS is closed for the remainder of the season. Community members who intended to use the service should call Capstone Community Action at 802-477-5148. A representative will return your call to set up an appointment to meet in their Randolph, VT office. If that location doesn’t work, they can do taxes by mail.
For the latest updates regarding VLS please go to https://www.vermontlaw.edu/resources/covid19
BALE (Building a Local Economy) is developing a mutual aid database to to match volunteers with the vital needs of our at risk population. Bale is also looking to establish a donation center as part of its Community Resiliency initiative. If you are interested and willing to volunteer please click the following link to get involved. http://Balevt.org
Click below for the Vermont Department of Health updates posted each day at 2pm