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

Older woman hugging her husband
Posted on Thursday, February 27, 2020 by UVMHN-CVMC

Major depression affects heart attack survivors at nearly three times the rate of the average U.S. adult. If you or someone you know is living with heart problems, it’s important to watch for signs of depression and seek help if needed

Older man resting after run on snowy
Posted on Tuesday, February 25, 2020 by UVMHN-CVMC

Managing stress and making choices that contribute to our well-being is a foundation for good health. Learn more about how you can better manage stress.

EKG showing a heart
Posted on Monday, February 24, 2020 by UVMHN-CVMC

Preventing heart disease means making smart choices now that will pay off for the rest of your life. Anyone, no matter your age, can take simple steps to keep their heart healthy during each decade of life. 

University of Vermont Medical Center cardiologists performing transcatheter aortic valve replacement
Posted on Friday, February 21, 2020 by UVMHN-CVMC

A less invasive cardiac care procedure is allowing patients with a structural heart abnormality called aortic valve stenosis to avoid open-heart surgery, decreasing their hospital stay to just 24 to 48 hours.

Woman talking to her aging father
Posted on Tuesday, February 18, 2020 by UVMHN-CVMC

As a caregiver, the prospect of helping someone with a heart condition may feel overwhelming. Here are some tips to make this important role easier for you and the cardiac patient in your care.