Health update: Officials plan to drop school mask recommendation as omicron recedes
Live call-in discussion: COVID-19 case rates and hospitalizations are declining in Vermont, as state officials say the omicron surge is coming to an end. Among other measures, the state plans to drop mask recommendations for schools by the end of the month, provided 80% of students are vaccinated. This hour, we'll get the latest on COVID-19 in Vermont and hear how the state plans to focus public health efforts on the most vulnerable residents.
Our guest is:
- Dr. Mark Levine, Vermont's health commissioner
Broadcast live on Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2022 at noon; rebroadcast at 7 p.m.