On January 15, 2021, Governor Phil Scott signed a proclamation naming February 2021 Pharmacists' Month!
The Proclamation reads:
State of Vermont
WHEREAS, 2020 brought an unprecedented pandemic upon the world; and
WHEREAS, thousands of Vermonters have contracted COVID-19 and we've lost neighbors, friends, and patients; and
WHEREAS, a State of Emergency was declared on March 13, 2020 to respond to COVID-19 public health emergency; and
WHEREAS, the Vermont Pharmacist Association and other allied groups, both professional and governmental, quickly coordinated to maintain high levels of patient access to medication, counseling and immunizations; and
WHEREAS, Vermont's pharmacists have served on the front lines as immunizers for over a decade; and
WHEREAS, Vermont's pharmacists are integral for COVID-19 testing and vaccination efforts.
NOW, THEREFORE, I Philip B. Scott, Governor, hereby proclaim February 2021 as PHARMACISTS' MONTH in Vermont.
Given under my hand and the Great Seal of the State of Vermont on this 15th day of January, A.D. 2021.
Philip B. Scott, Governor
Brittney L. Wilson, Secretary of Civil and Military Affairs
You can see the official proclamation here.