On April 9, 2021, outdoor businesses were allowed to operate under the governor's "Universal Guidance" guidelines. On May 1, 2021, indoor businesses were allowed to operate under the same guidelines, with exceptions for certain types of businesses which have to follow "Specialized Guidance."
Agency of Commerce and Community Development
April 9, 2021
Agency of Commerce and Community Development, “Universal Guidance,” COVID-19 Archive, accessed February 3, 2023, https://covid-19.digitalvermont.org/items/show/741.