Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Table with thanksgiving meal
Posted on Tuesday, November 24, 2020 by UVMHN-CVMC

COVID-19 is spreading faster and wider in our region than we have seen before. And, with Thanksgiving right around the corner, this opportunistic virus is ready to take a stronger grip on our communities if we are not careful. This is why, in New York, private indoor gatherings are limited to no more than 10 people. And in Vermont, only members of the same household may gather together.

Student getting in car with backpack
Posted on Monday, August 31, 2020 by UVMHN-CVMC

Watch our Facebook Live discussion featuring CVMC Pediatrics Medical Director Dr. Anna Hankins and Infectious Disease Specialist Dr. Jessie Leyse.

CVMC Primary Care Physician Dr. Jennifer Borofsky
Posted on Monday, August 3, 2020 by UVMHN-CVMC

Dr. Jennifer Borofsky, medical director of CVMC’s Mad River family medicine clinic in Waitsfield, was one of one of several primary care providers who volunteered to pick up shifts in the main hospital, giving the hospitalist team a deeper bench as they prepared for a potential surge of COVID-19 patients.

CVMC Infection Preventionist Erica Baker and Infectious Disease Physician Dr. Jessie Leyse
Posted on Monday, July 20, 2020 by UVMHN-CVMC

Infection Preventionist Erica Baker and Infectious Disease Physician Dr. Jessie Leyse have played a critical role in CVMC's COVID-19 response and recovery. We talked with them to learn what it was like in the early days of the outbreak, and how our infection control protocols evolved to help keep patients and staff safe. 

July 4th themed picnic table
Posted on Thursday, July 2, 2020 by Jessie Leyse, MD, MPH

Summer is here and you’re likely asking yourself what is safe? And how do I participate in my usual summer activities? We asked Central Vermont Medical Center infectious disease physician Jessie Leyse, MD, MPH for her advice on staying safe this summer.

Couple holding baby
Posted on Thursday, June 25, 2020 by UVMHN-CVMC

Watch our Facebook Live discussion with experts from the CVMC Women's Health Team and Good Beginnings of Central Vermont.

Meridith Vaughan, RN BSN, a nurse at CVMC’s Berlin ExpressCare, at CVMC's pop-up collection site.
Posted on Friday, May 8, 2020 by UVMHN-CVMC

March and April were especially cold at the CVMC pop-up collection site, where CVMC nurses take samples for COVID-19 testing. Hear what it was like from testing site lead Meridith Vaughan, RN BSN.

Dr. Jeremiah Eckhaus of Integrative Family Medicine - Montpelier on video call with patient
Posted on Wednesday, April 22, 2020 by UVMHN-CVMC

Don’t wait to receive care! Learn more about how you can see your health care provider from home with telephone and video visits.

Patient using smartphone for video call with a provider
Posted on Tuesday, April 21, 2020 by UVMHN-CVMC

Many of our practices use the video chatting program called Zoom to conduct video appointments. We want to reassure you that the Zoom program that UVM Health Network has implemented across our practices is secure and private.

Woman wearing a mask
Posted on Wednesday, April 15, 2020 by UVMHN-CVMC

Some experts are now recommending that you wear a cloth mask when you need to be in public settings. Learn what you need to know about making and wearing cloth face coverings from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the UVM Health Network.