Vt. health commissioner discusses latest precautionary steps

MONTPELIER, Vt. (WCAX) The state of Vermont is activating its emergency operations center to help experts prepare for the potential widespread transmission of the coronavirus.

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Republican Gov. Phil Scott issued the order Tuesday to activate the Vermont State Emergency Operations Center as part of the state's emergency management plan.

Céline McArthur spoke with Vermont Health Commissioner Dr. Mark Levine about the latest steps the state is taking to prevent the spread of the virus.