Covid-19 Updates and Information

Learn important information on how you can keep yourself healthy and support the medical community, and help us slow the spread of Covid-19.

FEELING UNWELL?

Remember, most cases of the flu or Covid-19 will be mild. Unless it is an emergency, ​if you are experiencing Covid-19 symptoms (see list at left), please stay at home and call your primary care provider.

Before visiting any of our locations, please call ahead whenever possible!

Covid-19 Vaccine Booster Doses

In line with CDC recommendations, booster shots are only available for immunocompromised patients at this time. Eligible patients can get the booster at local pharmacies, or during the course of an already scheduled appointment with your primary care provider. CVMC is not currently making appointments specifically for booster shots. 

CVMC is recommending that all other patients monitor CDC.gov and the Vermont Department of Health for updates of when and how booster shots may be available in the fall.

Surgical Masks Required

CVMC requires staff, patients, and visitors to wear surgical masks within our facilities. Don't have a surgical mask? We'll provide one on arrival. 

Visitation Restricted

We have made temporary changes to our visitation policy to protect the health of our employees, patients, and nursing home residents. Before coming to CVMC, click here to review the most up-to-date hours and visitation policies.

Video visitation may be an option for those who wish to communicate with loved ones and their providers. Click here to learn more about video visitation.

Covid-19 Symptoms

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, people with these symptoms may have Covid-19:

  • Fever or chills
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • Fatigue
  • Muscle or body aches
  • Headache
  • New loss of taste or smell
  • Sore throat
  • Congestion or runny nose
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Diarrhea

Covid-19 Testing

Remember, most cases of the flu or Covid-19 will be mild. Unless it is an emergency, ​if you are experiencing Covid-19 symptoms, please stay at home and call your primary care provider.

Those without any symptoms can get tested in Berlin via a partnership with Vermont Department of Health and CIC Health. Click here to learn more about where you can get tested

Telemedicine and Video Visits

Many routine appointments can be performed using telehealth technologies (video or telephone). Using these technologies reduces traffic in our facilities and helps to slow the spread of Covid-19. Learn more about our telehealth offerings here, or contact your practice to determine if your need can be met in this way.

Labor and Delivery

Our birthing center remains open. For information about having your baby at CVMC, and answers to frequently asked questions regarding pregnancy during the Covid-19 pandemic, please visit our page about pregnancy and care during Covid-19.

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