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Am I Still Protected?

COVID-19 vaccines have gotten a serious upgrade. Two UVM Medical Center experts weigh in on the optimal protection against a fall surge.

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COVID-19 Vaccination: Is it Really Safe for My Kids?

Experts from UVM Children’s Hospital answer parent and caregiver questions about the COVID-19 vaccine for kids.

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Men’s Health Cheat Sheet

Many men in their 30s and 40s haven’t had a checkup in years. Here’s a men’s health cheat sheet to help you get your health care back on schedule.

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Myocarditis and Vaccination: Is It Worth the Risk?

Myocarditis, a rare side effect of COVID-19 vaccination, made headlines. A pediatric cardiologist at UVM Medical Center explains why coronavirus infection poses a much, much greater danger.

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Omicron: What You Need to Know

The variant now accounts for 95% of new infections in the U.S. Our infectious disease specialist answers your top five questions.

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A Doctor’s Plea to Get Vaccinated Against COVID-19

We've seen too many people, even young people, die from COVID-19. The vast majority were unvaccinated and when they show up here, it’s too late. Until we have everyone vaccinated, we’re going to see this pattern continue indefinitely.

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Explaining the Safety of the COVID-19 Vaccine for Children: The Experts Weigh In

Pediatric experts Lewis First, MD, Chief of Pediatrics at UVM Children’s Hospital, and Rebecca Bell, MD, president of the Vermont state chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics and a pediatric critical care specialist, weigh in on the safety of the vaccines for children.

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COVID-19 Booster: What You Need To Know

Our experts address common questions about COVID-19 vaccine boosters, including who is eligible and why a booster shot is so important.

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Flu Vaccine: The Top 5 Myths Busted

To help you make an informed decision about getting a flu vaccine, we put five of the most common myths under the microscope.

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‘Whatever we need to do'

Lisa LaBerge and Mark Roberts rushed through the doors of the Champlain Valley Expo afraid they had missed their vaccine appointment. They didn’t know that their arrival marked a significant milestone for the many hundreds of people who worked at the site.

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'The team's commitment...has been just amazing'

Howard Schapiro, MD, reflects on the necessary chaos and teamwork of the early days of COVID-19 vaccination.

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‘The significance of this work is not lost on anyone’

Nicole Courtois brought 20 years of experience to her role as the clinic’s onsite leader. She describes the experience as “hanging onto the wings of a plane as it flies.”

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‘The vaccines are a ray of hope’

Merideth Plumpton, RN, nurse program coordinator for the State of Vermont’s immunization program, was the unshakeable go-to source for all questions vaccine-related.

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‘My entire crew takes great pride in our work behind the scenes’

Fran Berard was in charge of making sure the clinic had all the Band-Aids, needs and syringes it needed: “They’re not going to run out of anything on my watch.”

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‘It connected me to the community more than anything else I’ve ever done’

Todd Young grew up working on a farm in Vermont. But it was his work building computer systems to speed up the COVID-19 vaccination effort that made him really appreciate his home state.

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