Public Safety

COVID-19 Resources

Updated October 5, 2021
* indicates new information the week of this update


  • Booster shot: Appointments for booster shots may be made for those who received their second Pfizer shot six months ago or more AND are:
    -Aged 65 and older; or
    -Aged 18 or older with certain medical conditions leavingsiteicon that put you at high risk of getting severely ill with COVID-19; or
    -Aged 18 or older and are more likely to be exposed to or spread COVID because of where you work leavingsiteicon; or
    -Aged 18 or older and are Black, Indigenous or a person of color (BIPOC), or are age 18 or older and live with someone who is BIPOC.
    To make an appointment and to find a location near you, visit leavingsiteicon
  • Initial shot: If you have not yet received your first vaccination:
    -Barre Town EMS at 9 McLaughlin Rd, Mondays or Thursdays, 3pm to 5pm. They will administer the one-shot Johnson & Johnson vaccine. No appointment needed, but if you cannot make these times, you may also call Barre Town EMS at 802-476-3147 for an appointment at a different time.
    -Find a walk-in clinic near where is most convenient for you: leavingsiteicon

General Information

For Individuals and Households
  • Renters: Need help paying past due utility bills because of COVID-19?  The Department of Public Service can help eligible Vermont residential renters. You do not need to be late on your rent to apply.  Find out more at leavingsiteicon
  • Unemployment: Out of work due to COVID-19? The federal and state governments have expanded unemployment benefits. You can apply for benefits online now to ensure that you receive information when it is available.
  • Sexual and Domestic violence: Member organizations of the Vermont Network Against Domestic and Sexual Violence continue to provide a range of services to those who need it. The local member is Circle Vermont: leavingsiteicon