CVMC News

July 2, 2020
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Following guidance from the State of Vermont, Central Vermont Medical Center is scaling back some limitations on visitors to the hospital. CVMC and all other hospitals in the state began restricting visitation in March to slow the spread of COVID-19.

June 26, 2020
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The Central Vermont Medical Center announced today that patients, visitors, and staff entering its main hospital will now have their body temperature read by a thermal imaging camera

June 25, 2020
A CVMC emergency department RN tests the PAPR system

Central Vermont continues to have a low prevalence of COVID-19. I would like to thank everyone who continues to adhere to social distancing, masking and other infection prevention recommendations from the Vermont Department of Health – these efforts have a significant impact on reducing the transmission of this virus.

June 10, 2020
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UVM Health Network - Central Vermont Medical Center is working with Good Beginnings of Central Vermont to ensure social distancing needed for safety does not exacerbate isolation commonly experienced by families with new babies.

May 29, 2020
Green Mountain Boys fly over CVMC. Photo by Alison White.

Community prevalence of COVID-19 remains very low in Central Vermont. The last patient admitted to CVMC with COVID was 26 days ago. In the last two weeks, we have performed 1200 tests for COVID-19 and none have returned positive.

May 15, 2020
Woodridge Nurse Carol S. cares for a resident and CVMC Acute Respiratory Clinic staff

Starting on Monday, May 11, CVMC began seeing patients with time-sensitive care needs in our hospital and clinic practices. This is part of our measured, and carefully planned movement to a “new normal” in how we provide services, and is driven by data that suggest a significant drop of community prevalence of COVID-19 in Central Vermont

May 7, 2020
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Thanks to your continued vigilance and adherence to the Governor’s “Stay Home, Stay Safe” order, we have collectively reduced the community prevalence of COVID-19 in Central Vermont

May 1, 2020
CVMC Emergency Department staff prepare for a COVID-19 drill

Thank you for continuing to do your part to help Vermont begin to flatten the COVID-19 curve. As we see positive downward trends in the prevalence of the virus, the ramifications on households, businesses, and hospitals across our state and Central Vermont Medical Center have been profound.

April 16, 2020
CVMC nurses donning PPEs

Thanks to our dedicated CVMC team of professionals and with your support, we continue to provide high quality care and services to our community during this COVID-19 pandemic. Here is a brief summary of some of our efforts to date.

April 6, 2020
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Learn about new masking recommendations issued by the state, how CVMC is responding, and what you can do to help sew and donate masks.