State tracking growing COVID outbreak at Killington Resort
KILLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) - The Vermont Department of Health is tracking a growing COVID-19 outbreak at the Killington Resort.
The department says so far, 86 people have tested positive; 22 test results are still pending.
Health officials say all those cases are among employees at the resort.
Department of Health Spokesperson Ben Truman said the resort did everything possible to prevent this, including a mask policy and vaccine mandates.
They say so far, no hospitalizations or deaths are associated with this outbreak.
A Killington spokesperson says they will be staying open with some changes in operations.
Base lodge music is canceled and indoor bars are closed. Guests are being asked to eat outdoors or in their cars.
The Health Department has set up special testing opportunities for members of the Killington community for this Sunday and Monday, Jan. 2-3. Those are at the old fire station at the corner of the Killington Access Road and Dean Hill Road from 2-6 p.m.
They’re also working to set up more testing opportunities for later dates.
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