Covid 19

Update #48: Update from UVMMC, "Masks Mean Business," take the Plant for the People pledge, + more

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

2:00 p.m.

Today's COVID-19 briefing includes an update from the UVM Medical Center, information about masking and the launch of the "Masks Mean Business" campaign, calling on Burlingtonians to take the "Plant for the People" pledge and announcing locations where you can pick up free starts to supplement your gardens, and more.

Watch the full briefing in the video below, and join us live every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 2:00 pm for the latest updates in the City's response to COVID-19. There are three ways to watch these updates live: 1) through Facebook Live, 2) through Zoom webinar at this link:, or 3) by phone using this number: (929) 205-6099, webinar ID: 981 431 445. Thanks to CCTV Channel 17, these briefings also are available to watch on Channel 317 and the Channel 17 YouTube page.

Find all of the Mayor's updates on the City website: