Shelburne Street Medical Wait Times and Delays Investigation


Hello, neighbors! Danielle Fallon here with your brand new edition of the Burlington Daily.

First of all, the weather forecast for the day:

Sun mixing with clouds. High: 55 Low: 40.

Here are today’s best stories in Burlington:

  1. Vermont Department of Financial Regulation Wednesday evening held its first public comment session in the state’s inquiry into long wait times for medical appointments at Burlington. Participants shared their frustrations and possible solutions. They told state officials that these long wait times had personally impacted them. (WCAX)
  2. Vermont Department of Health generates data that examines infections by age group. Latest figures from mid-September to mid-October show newborns to 11 years old – a group that is currently 100% unvaccinated – have the highest infection rate, with 43 cases per 10,000 The second highest group is 12 to 29 year olds, with just under 31 cases per 10,000. Adults between 20 and 59 are a close third. (WCAX)
  3. Stowe Land Trust must raise $ 2.5 million to protect a 105-year-old dairy farm. (Burlington Free Press)
  4. Mayor Miro Weinberger talks about homelessness and the police in Burlington. (Vermont Public Radio)
  5. There are detours and delays ahead as blasting begins at a roundabout construction site on Shelburne Street in Burlington. (Burlington Free Press)

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Danielle Fallon

About me: Danielle Fallon is a writer who enjoys using her creativity to fuel her passion for communication. She is an employee of the content creation agency Lightning Media Partners and assists in the curation of the community newsletter. Danielle also holds a master’s degree in communication sciences and disorders and works part-time as a pediatric speech-language pathologist.


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