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City of Winooski News Updates

Posted on: June 28, 2021

[ARCHIVED] COVID-19 Information and Updates

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Latest Winooski Update - Monday, 6.28.21

City of Winooski Municipal Services

Effective June 14, 2021, the Governor has lifted all COVID-19 pandemic-related restrictions. Universal guidance is no longer in effect. As of midnight, on June 15, 2021, the Governor’s declared State of Emergency has also been lifted. The City of Winooski will continue to follow workplace guidelines as recommended by the CDC, Vermont Department of Health, and VOSHA where applicable and will enact appropriate guidance to keep our staff and the community safe and healthy. The City of Winooski will continue to provide public services that do not require face-to-face interaction. We encourage the public to submit payments electronically, use our online forms, or use our drop boxes whenever possible.

Starting July 6th, the public will be able to fully access City offices, where: 

  • City Hall will be open to the public from 7:30 AM to 4:30 PM.  
  • The Community Services Department at the O’Brien Community Center will be staffed and open to the public from 9 AM – 5 PM.
  • The Winooski Memorial Library will be open Tuesday to Friday from 10 AM – 6 PM and on Saturday from 10 AM – 2 PM. 
  • The Senior Center will be open from Tuesday to Thursday from 9:30 AM to 1 PM as well as for programs scheduled outside those weekly drop-in hours.
  • The Myers Memorial pool will expand capacity to 100 swimmers at a time, managed through a combination of pre-registered slots (30%) and drop-in slots (70%). For full details, please visit winooskivt.gov/pool

Virtual & In-Person Public Meetings: the City of Winooski will continue to provide in-person and virtual (Zoom) options for our public meetings. To sign up for our email meeting notices, click here: https://www.winooskivt.gov/list.aspx

Mask Guidance 

Please see the following locations for our current mask requirements:

  • Winooski City Hall (27 West Allen Street)
  • Winooski Police Department (27 West Allen Street)
  • Winooski Fire Department (120 Main Street)
  • Winooski Senior Center (123 Barlow Street)
  • Winooski Public Works (Gilbrook Road)

Unvaccinated City staff & public: MASKS REQUIRED 

Fully vaccinated City staff & public: MASKS OPTIONAL

Six-foot physical distancing & hygiene practices are required by all.

Masks and 6’ social distancing are required in City buildings where children under the age of 12 are present. This includes:

  • Winooski Memorial Library (32 Malletts Bay Ave)
  • O’Brien Community Center (32 Malletts Bay Ave)
  • Myers Memorial Pool (62 Pine Street)

COVID-19 Testing 

The City of Winooski has partnered with the Vermont Department of Health and CIC Health to provide daily on-going COVID-19 testing in Winooski at the O’Brien Community Center (32 Malletts Bay Ave). Register for any time listed below at vermont.force.com/events/s/selfregistration (walk-ups are also welcome). Please note the updated weekly schedule:

  • Mondays: 2 PM – 6 PM
  • Tuesdays: 9 AM – 12 PM
  • Wednesdays: 2 PM – 6 PM
  • Thursdays: 9 AM – 12 PM
  • Fridays: 2 PM – 6 PM
  • Saturdays: 9 AM – 12 PM
  • Sundays: 9 AM – 12 PM

COVID-19 Vaccines

On May 13th, 2021, the Vermont Department of Health opened vaccination clinics for ages 12 – 15. If you are 12 years of age or older, please visit healthvermont.gov/myvaccine to schedule your appointment or find the next available pop-up opportunity.  

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