Due to the Coronavirus Pandemic and the order issued by Governor Scott, the Rupert Town Office will be closed to the public from March 25th. until further notice. We will be conducting business however through phone calls, email, fax and mailings. If you are in need of a dog license, tax bill, birth or death certificate, we will try to assist you the best we can.
By now, we should all be aware of the inconveniences that this pandemic has set upon us and to be prepared to be as patient as possible through it all.
Please follow the guidelines set forth by the Center of Disease Control (CDC) and the Vermont Department of Health to stay safe. Listen to the news for any updates. Call the Health Department at 802-863-7240 for any monitoring information. If you have symptoms of fever, cough or difficulty breathing contact your health provider by phone. If you have any questions or concerns about the Coronavirus Dial 2-1-1. If you have trouble getting through, Dial 1-866-652-4636.
The Rupert Health Officer, Kelli Raymond, is available to go for groceries for any senior Rupert residents or anyone who might need to be quarantined due to this virus. Call Kelli at – 379-3004. The Rupert Food Pantry is available and is open Saturdays 9:00 A.M. to 10:00 A.M. Food assistance is also available through the Vermont Foodbank network. Dial 2-1-1 for help. Especially for Senior Citizens – meals may be available for pick-up or delivery. Call that Helpline at 1-800-642-5119 for information.
Per encouragement during the White House press conference on March 24th. all visitors, especially from the New York area, need to self-quarantine for 14 days upon arrival.
Stay at home per the Governor’s orders, honor others by keeping a 6 foot distance, wash your hands often while singing “Happy Birthday” twice, call your neighbors just to chat and to see how they are doing. Separately – we will be able to get through this.