Local Resources

Town of Dover

Your Economic Development Department can be a resource to your and your business during your time of need. In addition to running support programs in the onset of the COVID-19 outbreak, we have spent countless hours on Zoom calls, webinars, and following updates from the State and Federal level to make sure we have all of the information we need to help you.

 

If you have questions or concerns about your businesses resiliency, please be sure to use our department as a resource. We are constantly receiving updates on available grants, programs, and other benefits to help you through this unprecedented time. You can also sign up for our department updates which feature incoming information from the town, valley, region, state, and our federal delegation. You can also see past updates from our department on our Dover ED Updates page.

For direct assistance, contact:

Eric - econdev@doververmont.com - (802) 464-5100 x4

Shannon - econdev2@doververmont.com - (802) 464-5100 x118

Reopening Signage for Businesses

 

Additionally, Dover, Vermont, residents facing continued challenges with the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) are invited to seek town-facilitated assistance during these unprecedented times.

Those self-quarantined or identifying as part of a vulnerable population have more access to help through the Town of Dover. Town residents are now able to request assistance with everything from mail delivery, basic errands, medication pickup, food deliveries, and more, as COVID-19 continues to impact the flow of daily life in Southern Vermont and beyond.

Residents who wish to access these services can call 802-464-5100 extension 2 to speak with a representative from the Town of Dover and discuss their needs and how they can best be met. These phone lines will be monitored Monday-Friday between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., with an option to leave a message outside of these hours. Please do not call 9-1-1 to access these services.

If you have questions about COVID-19, dial 2-1-1. If you have trouble reaching 2-1-1, dial 1-866-652-4636. If you are sick or concerned about your health, please contact your health care provider by phone. Please do not call 9-1-1 or go to a hospital emergency room if you are feeling sick unless you have a life-threatening emergency.

During this time, the Town of Dover plans to maintain all essential services, while taking precautions against the spread of COVID-19, in keeping with guidance from local, state, and federal departments. Town Services can be accessed by calling (802) 464-5100. During this time, residents are asked not to come in-person to the offices of the Town of Dover, as most issues and requests can be handled over the phone.

Please Note: Access to public wifi can be found in the parking lots of the Dover Town Offices at 102 VT Route 100 in West Dover as well as the parking lot of the Dover Town Hall at 189 Taft Brook Road in East Dover.

BDCC

The Brattleboro Development Credit Corporation has amassed a large collection of webinars, information, and resiliency assistance during the COVID-19 Pandemic. BDCC’s Business Resiliency Program is designed to connect Southern Vermont’s business owners with vital information and resources through weekly webinars and individualized assistance. For information, visit their website at https://brattleborodevelopment.com/covid-19/resiliency-program/

Windham Regional Commission

A COVID-19 resource guide, aimed at individuals living in southeastern Vermont, is now available. This resource list is a compilation of currently known programs and activities relevant to people living in southeastern Vermont.  The resource can be found on the Windham Regional Commission’s website by visiting http://www.windhamregional.org/.

State of Vermont Resources

Vermont Department of Health

For information on COVID-19 and cases, testing, and treatment options in Southern Vermont please visit:  www.healthvermont.gov/response/infectious-disease/2019-novel-coronavirus

ACCD

For information regarding business recovery and resiliency, visit the Vermont Agency of Commerce and Community Development (ACCD) at https://accd.vermont.gov/covid-19

Updated Sector Guidance from ACCD

Be sure to check back periodically for any new updates to sector guidance information on the Governor’s Stay Home, Stay Safe Executive Order.    The newest updates will be marked in red.

VTDFR

The Vermont Department of Financial Regulation (VTDFR) is charged with tracking and evaluating the spread of COVID-19 in the state. Their department features a resource page at https://dfr.vermont.gov/about-us/covid-19. Their department is also tasked with managing and updating the travel map on a weekly basis.

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For the most current travel restrictions,
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Governor Phil Scott

Each week, Vermont Governor Phil Scott provides press briefings (typically Tuesday & Friday at 11am) to discuss the State's response to the COVID-19 pandemic, give updates on the emergency order, and answer questions. You can view these press briefings online at www.WCAX.com. You can also additional information and announcements on the Governor's website at https://governor.vermont.gov/

Federal Resources

SBA

The Small Business Administration has been offering numerous different programs in an effort to support business resiliency since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. As new programs and information become available, you can find it on the SBA website at https://www.sba.gov/funding-programs/loans/coronavirus-relief-options

USA.gov  

Top U.S. Government Websites for COVID-19 Information

Visit these federal government websites for current information about the coronavirus (COVID-19).

COVID-19 with Cancer - Information from Asbestos.com

Older adults with cancer and chronic illness have the highest risk for developing severe complications from COVID-19. Knowing how to prepare and protect yourself against the virus could make all the difference for you and your family. For more information, visit the website here.

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102 VT Route 100, West Dover, VT 05356

econdev@doververmont.com 

Tel: 802.464.5100 x4 & x118

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