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COVID-19 Disrupted Everything, Including Sleep

Have you developed insomnia during the pandemic? You are not alone. Here is some expert guidance to help you take control and rest easy.

Mental Health COVID-19 Sleep Disorders

Why I Volunteered for a COVID-19 Vaccine Trial

Three volunteers discuss why they volunteered to participate in the COVID-19 vaccination trial conducted by the University of Vermont Medical Center and UVM Larner College of Medicine tell us why they stepped forward. Hear their stories.

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Our Pandemic Holidays

As COVID-19 cases rise here and across the nation and the most wonderful time of the year is likely feeling less festive for the vast majority of us in Vermont and Northern New York. You are not alone, our infectious disease experts share their plans to celebrate safely and their hopes for a brighter 2021.

COVID-19 Safety Tips

COVID Conversations: How to Speak Up and Stay Friends

Thanks to our diligence, communities in Vermont and Northern New York have experienced some of the lowest COVID-19 infection rates in the nation. With flu season looming, we can add one more powerful tool to our prevention measures.

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Turning the Tide Against COVID-19 During Thanksgiving

Many of us are yearning to spend time with loved ones we have not seen in person for a long time. But with COVID-19 spreading throughout our region, a physician shares how his family is rethinking this year’s holiday plans.

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Need A Reason to Wear a Face Mask? Your Own Protection

Thanks to our diligence, communities in Vermont and Northern New York have experienced some of the lowest COVID-19 infection rates in the nation. With flu season looming, we can add one more powerful tool to our prevention measures.

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He Beat COVID-19, But Won’t Mess With the Flu

Richard Pritsky, 74, beat a serious case of COVID-19 that put him on a ventilator in UVM Medical Center’s intensive care unit. Now that he’s healthy again, he doesn’t intend to mess with the flu. Learn about the steps he’s taking to prep for flu season and a possible “twindemic.”

COVID-19 Wellness Flu Patient Stories

Learn How to Stay Safe While Voting

It is important to carefully consider how to vote safely and what method will work best for you as you participate in this year’s election. Election Day will be held Tuesday, November 3. Read our suggestions for voting safely!

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New Baby During COVID-19? Postpartum Resources for Parents

Seeking out the support of friends and family during your postpartum period is so important. However, the COVID-19 pandemic has created additional challenges for families with new babies. Here are some resources that are available to you at this time.

COVID-19 Women’s Health Mental Health Postpartum Depression

How to Raise Confident, Flexible Kids

Parents have been asking what it takes to ensure they do a good job parenting their children - especially during the COVID-19 pandemic. Lewis First, MD, Chief of Pediatrics at The University of Vermont Children's Hospital, provides advices on how to build resiliency in your child.

Children's Health Mental Health COVID-19 First With Kids Parenting Stress

Frequently Asked Questions About the COVID-19 Vaccine Process

COVID-19 continues to impact our communities, our country and nations across the globe. Now is a good time to talk with University of Vermont Medical Center Infectious Disease Specialists Kristin Pierce, MD, and Beth Kirkpatrick, MD.

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Helping Your Child Cope During COVID-19

While available evidence indicates that most children are not at higher risk for COVID-19, there are plenty of challenges facing parents and families during the pandemic. Read UVM Medical Center's tips for supporting your child during this time.

Mental Health Children's Health COVID-19

Back to School: Bus, Bike and Car Safety During COVID-19

As educators and parents prepare for children to return to school safely during COVID-19, there are new anxiety-inducing concerns facing families. While much of the discussion has focused on what happens inside school, it’s important to consider safety precautions when traveling to and from school.

Children's Health COVID-19 Injury Prevention Back to School Car Safety Safety Tips

Masks and Kids: What You Need to Know

Nilgun Zimakas, MD, a pediatrician with UVM Children’s Hospital, gives us guidance on how to talk to your children about mask wearing.  

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Helping Your Child Get Used to Masks

Wearing masks or cloth face coverings is an important way to help slow the spread of COVID-19 and protect our community, but this can be challenging for children. Read the Q&A and watch the video.

Children's Health COVID-19 Back to School

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