Regional News

Stay informed with news stories about coronavirus (COVID-19) and its impact on our communities.

7/15/20

Alice Center Skilled Nursing Facility must wait to open for visitors (Press-Republican)

7/14/20

Vermont Officials Outline $300 Million in Grants for Health Care, Dairies (Seven Days)

7/13/20

UVM Medical Center shows oxygen, carbon dioxide levels aren't affected by face masks (WPTZ)

7/5/20

CVMC adjusts welcoming policy to allow limited visitors (Vermont Business Magazine)

7/5/20

E'town hospital ramps back up (Press-Republican)

7/5/20

Health official describes testing strategy (Press-Republican)

7/4/20

UVM Medical Center President details visitor policy expansion (Local 22/44)

7/3/20

Is it safe to work out at a gym? (WCAX)

7/1/20

Essex Police, UVM Health Network ask for safety, consideration with fireworks (Saint Albans Messenger)

7/1/20

High-tech tool helps Vermont hospital streamline COVID-19 screenings (WPTZ)

6/30/20

Essex Co. reports possible COVID-19 exposure at church service (Press-Republican)

6/26/20

New CVPH visiting hours (Press-Republican)

6/26/20

Capital Region's"safety net" hospitals to share millions in federal funds (WRGB)

6/26/20

DFCU donates in big way (Press-Republican)

6/25/20

Many kids show no COVID-19 symptoms. How Vermont schools will address asymptomatic spread (Burlington Free Press)

6/24/20

UVM Health Network cuts physicians' benefits to save money (Becker's)

6/24/20

THE HERO SERIES: Angela Penera (Press-Republican)

6/24/20

UVM Health Network cuts physicians' benefits to save money (Becker's)

6/24/20

UVM Medical Center now allowing some visitation (WCAX)

6/24/20

‘Kind Of Freaky’: Health Care Workers Reflect On Starting Careers Amid A Pandemic (VPR)

6/23/20

UVM Health Network furloughs employees, cuts doctors’ benefits, to save money (Digger)

6/23/20

THE HERO SERIES: Derek Reynolds (Press-Republican)

6/21/20

Urgent care centers champion antibody tests, as state officials urge caution (Digger)

6/20/20

THE HERO SERIES: Todd Whitman (Press-Republican)

6/19/20

Elizabethtown Community Hospital to Allow Visitors (Press-Republican)

6/19/20

Neptune keeps hospitals up-to-date on PPE (Vermont Business Magazine)

6/19/20

Malone nursing home worker tests positive for COVID-19 (Adirondack Daily Enterprise)

6/18/20

Draft report details CCC re-start planning (Press-Republican)

6/18/20

Cl. Co. reports no active COVID-19 cases for two consecutive days (Press-Republican)

6/17/20

COVID-19 antibody testing and immunity (Burlington Free Press)

6/9/20

Not everyone gets quick COVID-19 test results (Adirondack Daily News)

6/8/20

Middlebury College officials weigh options for reopening this fall (Addison Independent)

6/4/20

CVPH resuming lab tests, EKGs (WCAX)

6/4/20

Outdoor dining is OK, starting today (Adirondack Daily News)

6/4/20

CVPH Restoring Services (Press-Republican)

6/3/20

Vermont Mountaineers donate tickets, team apparel to CVMC workers (WCAX)

6/3/20

VT Mountaineers spend opening day donating to essential workers (Local 22/44)

6/1/20

Vermont shoemaker invents medical device to protect health care workers from coronavirus

5/29/20

In the midst of coronavirus, UVM Medical Center furloughs 450 but avoids permanent job cuts (Burlington Free Press)

5/28/20

Update On COVID Related Issues In Burlington (WAMC)

Telehealth appointments are surging, and they may be the new normal for primary care (Local 22/44)

5/27/20

Medical Center President Stephen Leffler Confronts COVID-19 and Its Aftermath (Seven Days)

Clinton County officials look towards phase two of reopening plan (Local 22/44)

5/21/20

‘I’m going to get better’ (Press-Republican)

Officials: Wearing masks critical, respectful (Press-Republican)

5/19/20

Navigating Routine Medical Care, Elective Procedures During the Pandemic (VPR)

'World Cow' art popping up around the world (WPTZ)

State lab overwhelmed with tests (Adirondack Daily Enterprise)

5/18/20

Chief Hanley informs and entertains with his COVID-19 bulletins (Addison Independent)

5/17/20

The Bright Side: A virtual community unites to stitch mountains of masks (VT Digger)

5/15/20

CCHD: County seeing downward trend in new COVID-19 cases (Press-Republican)

5/14/20

Some Elective Procedures Back At Vermont's Largest Hospital (WAMC)

Are Vermonters' fears about out-of-staters irrational? (WCAX)

Alice Hyde Hospital offers curbside, virtual appointments (WPTZ)

Testing surge played a key role in reopening (Adirondack Daily Enterprise)

5/13/20

The knowns and unknowns of an experimental COVID-19 drug coming to Vermont (Local 22/44)

Burlington officials discuss post-pandemic future (WCAX)

UVM Medical Center resumes some elective surgeries (WPTZ)

CVPH Doctor: ER ‘safe place forany patient’ (Press-Republican)

5/12/20

Hospitals turn to online matchmakers to swap supplies (AP)

Medical professionals fear pandemic could have lasting impacts on mental health (Local 22/44)

Widow of Vt. Man Who Died With Coronavirus Thanks Nursing Home Staff (NECN)

A Tale Of Two Fronts: What One Critical Care Nurse Saw In Vermont, New York City (VPR)

Franklin County has nine active cases of COVID-19 (Malone Telegram)

Montpelier restaurants cook up thank you meals for health care workers (WCAX)

5/11/20

UVM Medical Center takes precautions to keep new moms, babies safe during hospital stay (WPTZ)

Porter ExpressCare changes protocols (Addison Independent)

Alice Hyde expands curbside telehealth program (Malone Telegram)

Covid-19 survivor: ‘When you can’t breathe, it’s all you think about’ (VT Digger)

5/10/20

A Vermont EMT Chronicles The 'New Normal' For First Responders (VPR)

5/08/20

CVPH to recieve $10M in funding from CARES Act (Local 22/44)

Clinton County sees more testing kits (WPTZ)

5/07/20

CVPH looks ahead to resumption of services (Press-Republican)

Local hospitals get more federal aid (Adirondack Daily Enterprise)

CVPH prez shares COVID-19 case level update (Press-Republican)

5/06/20

Community shows support for frontline workers on National Nurses Day (Local 22/44)

5/05/20

Scott lifts suspension of clinic visits, lab testing and outpatient surgeries (Local 22/44)

Domestic disturbances up as Vt. child abuse reports decline in pandemic (WPTZ)

Expectant moms change birth plans, grapple with motherhood, during pandemic (VT Digger)

5/04/20

Revenue losses number among health care facilities' concerns (Press-Republican)

Vt., NH governors clear the way for more health care services (WCAX)

'Everybody can make it': UVM doctor builds a 'Bridge' for those in desperate need of a ventilator (Burlington Free Press)

Light it blue: UVM shows support for frontline health care workers (Vermont Cynic)

Routine Medical Appointments to Resume Under New Vt. Executive Order (NECN)

Upstate nurses coming to NYC to join fight against coronavirus (NY Post)

5/03/20

Alice Hyde set to reopen walk-in clinic (Press-Republican)

5/02/20

Testing expanded for COVID-19 (Adirondack Daily Enterprise)

From cutting boards to cutting face shields, JK Adams responds to COVID-19 (VT Business Magazine)

Kanoza: Guidance forming around reopening (Press-Republican)

'It's not flipping on a light switch' (Press-Republican)

5/01/20

UVM Medical Center reports drastic drop in Covid-19 patients (VT Digger)

UVM Health Network Projects $152 Million Loss Due to COVID-19 (Seven Days)

Facing huge financial losses, UVM Health Network cuts salaries, freezes hiring (Burlington Free Press)

UVM Health Network projects $152 million loss due to COVID-19 (Addison Independent)

Pandemic prompts cuts at UVM Health Network (WCAX)

UVM Health Network announces sweeping measures to address financial downturn (Local 22/44)

Hospitals plan to restart elective procedures (Adirondack Daily Enterprise)

MHAB resident tests positive for COVID-19 at hospital (Press-Republican)

4/30/20

Doc cautions againstover-reliance on antibody test data (Press Republican)

4/29/20

Vermont will enhance testing and contact tracing programs (Local 22/44)

Cough, fever most common symptoms of Vermont Covid-19 patients (VT Digger)

Queen City Dry Goods Gears Up for the Pandemic (Seven Days)

Surviving a serious case of COVID-19 (Burlington Free Press)

4/28/20

Vermont's Frontline Food Restaurateurs Feed Hospital Staff (Seven Days)

CVPH clinical trial uses blood plasma from COVID-recovered (WCAX)

4/27/20

Home health workers emerge on the front line in COVID-19 battle (Addison Independent)

4/26/20

Testing for the coronavirus in Vermont: What’s next? (VT Digger)

4/24/20

Pandemic leaves North Country hospitals in dire need of funding (WPTZ)

Doctors: Expect to live with COVID-19 for foreseeable future (WCAX)

4/23/20

Rural Hospital Executives In Northern NY Discuss COVID-19 Impacts (WAMC)

Darn Tough donates 10,000 pairs of socks to UVM Health Network (WPTZ)

North Country hospital officials say more federal funding needed to survive pandemic (Local 22/44)

How the UVM Medical Center is keeping workers on the payroll (WCAX)

4/20/20

In a Covid-19 surge, who lives and who dies? (VT Digger)

4/17/20

Local organization puts unused graduation gowns to good use (WCAX)

4/16/20

Porter readies for more COVID-19 cases (Addison Independent)

Burlington Medical Center Begins In-House COVID-19 Testing (WAMC)

4/15/20

Parade of support for UVM Medical Center workers (WCAX)

Catching a flight: Team effort ensures COVID-19 specimens get to Mayo Clinic (Vermont Business Magazine)

Hospitals facing financial shortfalls during pandemic response (WPTZ)

4/10/20

Local hospitals: lack of supplies is major hurdle to expanding COVID-19 tests (Adirondack Daily Enterprise)

4/9/20

For Some Home Health Nurses, Exposure To Coronavirus Comes With The Job (VPR)

UVM Medical Center staff welcome meals from Burlington restaurant (My Champlain Valley)

Are people who need help avoiding hospitals? (WCAX)

UVM Nursing Students to Graduate Early to Help During Coronavirus Crisis (Seven Days)

Locals form Chittenden Mask Army to help nearby county communities (Milton Independent)

4/7/20

UVM team seeks federal approval for emergency ventilator to treat COVID-19 patients (My Champlain Valley)

Burlington nursing home to retest residents for COVID-19 (WCAX)

Hospital Prepares UVM's Patrick Gym for Coronavirus Patients (Seven Days)

Porter Hospital requires visitors to wear masks (Addison Independent)

Feeling new anxiety and stress? It's the new normal during the pandemic (MyNBC5)

As one million masks go missing, Vermont nurses are reusing N95s, concerned about supply (Burlington Free Press)

UVM Medical Surge Site Ready If Needed (WCAX)

4/6/20

UVM Health Network in the North Country commits to sharing supplies with state (MyNBC5)

Franklin and Essex numbers on rise (Adirondack Daily Enterprise)

Reporter Debrief: Over 40 Vermont Health Care Workers Test Positive For COVID-19 (VPR)

4/4/20

The Vermont National Guard is Building a 400-Bed Hospital at the Champlain Valley Expo (Seven Days)

4/2/20

City of Plattsburgh establishes curfew to limit spread of COVID-19 (WPTZ)

Charlotte epidemiologist offers some straight talk on coronavirus (Charlotte News)

4/1/20

Vermont National Guard Preps 'Surge' Facilities For COVID-19 Patients (New England Public Radio)

GLOBAL HANGOUT: Nurses on the frontlines (NBC News)

3/31/20

Officials say COVID-19 may spread across New York State in a 'wave effect'

3/30/20

COVID-19 outbreak sparking growing interest in home birth

3/20/20

Cl. Co. Health Dept.: 44 tested so far (Plattsburgh Press Republican)

3/19/20

'A tough spot personally'(Plattsburgh Press Republican)​

Two die from coronavirus infections in Vermont

State of Vermont makes web-based form available to help ensure childcare for essential workers

UVM Medical Center Updates Visitation Policy in Response to COVID-19

UVM Health Network - How we're reacting to coronavirus

Addison County Reports First COVID-19 Case in Middlebury; Patient Isolated at Home​

​New York Officials Concerned About Resources; Essex County Reports First COVID-19 Case

Inside UVM Medical Center’s Drive-Thru Coronavirus Test Site

3/18/20

Vermont Gov. Phil Scott Address On Covid-19 Response

CVPH Doctors, City Officials Advise Public After First Case of Coronavirus in Clinton County

3/17/20

CVPH doctors address first COVID-19 case in Clinton County

A Message to the Community from John R. Brumsted, MD: COVID-19 Information – What We All Can Do

Vermont Gov. Phil Scott Orders Implementation Of Child Care System For Personnel Essential To Covid-19 Response

UVM Health Network Suspends Elective Surgeries and Procedures

First case of COVID-19 found in Tri-Lakes (Essex County)

Talking With Children About COVID-19

3/16/20

Clinton County confirms first case of COVID-19

ICC-WHO Joint Statement - An unprecedented private sector call to action to tackle COVID-19

CVPH Cancelling Non-Essential Gatherings

3/14/20

Statement of University of Vermont Health Network on State of Vermont Emergency Declaration

Central Vermont Medical Center Identifies COVID-19 Case

3/13/20

Vermont Gov. Phil Scott declares state of emergency to implement COVID-19 community mitigation measures

3/12/20

Press conference with Clinton County Health Department, CVPH and other local organizations and agencies 

3/11/20

Vermont Dept. of Health Identifies New Presumptive Positive COVID-19 Case

3/10/20

Vt. health officials working overtime to process influx of test kits​
 

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