Vermont opens vaccine eligibility to those 40+

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Published: Apr. 5, 2021 at 6:37 AM EDT
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BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) - Another group of Vermonters are eligible to sign up for the COVID-19 vaccine Monday.

Residents 40 years and older will be able to sign up here through the state’s website or by calling 855-722-7878.

Appointments will also be available through Kinney Drugs, CVS and Walgreens.

Registration opens for people 30+ on April 12.

Vermont is adding pharmacy partners to help roll out vaccines, including CVS locations in Essex, Rutland and Williston.

Starting Monday, Hannaford will offer vaccines at 12 locations.

New daily COVID case reports continue to remain in the 200s in the state.

In the latest numbers, there are 227 new reported cases. That makes more than 20,000 cases since the start of the pandemic.

Thirty-two people are in the hospital and 229 people have died.

There was the hope by the spring cases would be much lower than they are right now.

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