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COVID-19 Confusion? 11 Questions Answered

This is an exhausting and confusing time, with endless information – and misinformation – everywhere. Infectious disease expert Cindy Noyes, MD, sat down with us to help make sense of it all.

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Facebook Live: What Parents Need to Know About the Delta Variant

On August 18th, we held a Q&A about the Delta variant with Lewis First, MD, Chief of Pediatrics at the University of Vermont Children’s Hospital, and Rebecca Bell, MD, president of the American Academy of Pediatrics - Vermont Chapter.

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If You Haven’t Been Vaccinated Yet, Now’s the Time

The delta variant of the COVID-19 virus is far more contagious and just as deadly. Infectious disease expert Tim Lahey, MD, tells you what you need to know to stay safe.

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Hey Man, These Small Changes Have a Big Impact on Your Health

Most health issues are largely preventable, but studies show many men don’t access health care regularly. In honor of Men’s Health Month, we asked an expert for simple advice for guys hoping to live a healthier lifestyle.

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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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‘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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‘No waste. That’s our daily challenge’

For Kevin Smith and others from the pharmacy department who prepared the vaccines for distribution, every day was a well-orchestrated dance between time and temperature.

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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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‘It is, no question, the most rewarding thing I’ve ever done’

For Kelly Sargent, the ability to help someone is its own motivation -- especially when that someone reminds her of her grandmother.

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'We found a way to live through the chaos'

David Weiss, RN, calls his work vaccinating people at the Champlain Valley Expo “the most incredible thing I’ve ever done.”

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Should My Child Get the COVID-19 Vaccine?

Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine is now available to people as young as five years old. Benjamin Lee, MD, a pediatric infectious disease specialist at the University of Vermont Children’s Hospital, answers questions about vaccine safety and efficacy.

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Expecting Answers

For pregnant patients, the decision to get vaccinated can be stressful, but experts say the benefits far outweigh the risks.

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