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Jim Condos
Secretary of State
State of Vermont

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From: Ferrell, Deb <[log in to unmask]>
Sent: Friday, July 17, 2020 11:36 PM
To: Ferrell, Deb <[log in to unmask]>
Subject: Flag Notification - Victims of COVID 19 - 2020-07-19
Importance: High



Flags to be Lowered to Half Staff


Per order of 

Governor Philip B. Scott


Where the flag will be lowered:                               All State Facilities


Which flag(s) will be lowered:                                  Both the U.S. and Vermont Flag


Date the flag is to be lowered (at sunrise):            Sunday, July 19, 2020


Date flag is to return to full staff (at sunset):        Sunday, July 19, 2020


To Honor:           Vermonters Who Have Lost Their Lives Due to Coronavirus


Governor Scott’s Press Release:

Governor Phil Scott Announces Flag Policy To Honor Vermonters Who Have Lost Their Lives Due To Coronavirus

17 April 2020

Montpelier, Vt. – Governor Phil Scott today announced a flag lowering procedure to honor Vermonters who have died due to COVID-19, making the following statement:

“This Sunday, April 19 marks one month since Vermont’s first fatality as a result of COVID-19. In honor of all the Vermonters we have lost to this terrible disease, I am ordering the U.S. and Vermont State flags to fly at half-staff on the 19th of every month for the remainder of 2020. 

“As we continue to confront this public health crisis, it is important for each of us to remember those who are no longer with us and the friends and family who cared for them. We will get through this by staying united as Vermonters.” 

As of April 17, the Health Department has reported 35 deaths of Vermonters known to have COVID-19.


Notice sent by:  Office of the Commissioner

                             Department of Buildings & General Services


Deborah W. Ferrell  | Executive Manager

Government Business Services Division | (Fleet | Information Centers | Print | Postal | Surplus Property)

Request to Use State Facilities (RUSF) Process Manager | Flag Notification Process Manager

Department of Buildings & General Services |134 State Street | Montpelier, VT 05633-2201

Telephone |  Cell:  802-598-7167

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