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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.

Why it is important to stay home
Posted on Saturday, March 21, 2020 by UVMHN-CVMC

In Vermont and across the nation, a spike in the number of COVID-19 cases requiring medical attention threatens to overwhelm hospitals. There won’t be enough care for the critically sick. That’s why staying home during the corona virus will save lives.

Coronavirus Informational graphic
Posted on Saturday, March 21, 2020 by UVMHN-CVMC

COVID-19 is a viral illness that is spread through person-to-person contact or by touching objects and surfaces contaminated with the virus and then touching your mouth, nose or eyes. If you are experiencing any symptoms, it is important to properly “self-isolate." 

Woman with headphones on snugging a kitten
Posted on Saturday, March 21, 2020 by UVMHN-CVMC

Nowadays, it seems as though the only thing people are talking about is the Coronavirus, or COVID-19, which brings up a lot of strong feelings of worry and anxiety. Get tips on how to manage our stress and improve your well-being.

Coronavirus germs
Posted on Wednesday, March 11, 2020 by UVMHN-CVMC

Find more information about how to prevent the spread of the coronavirus and steps to take if you or a loved one is experiencing symptoms