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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 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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10 Tips to Becoming More Resilient

If there’s a silver lining to the last year, it’s that we figured out how to cope with an enormous amount of stress. The lessons we’ve learned will help us overcome future challenges, say the experts.

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‘An opportunity we shouldn’t pass up’

Irene KeruBo is delivering one very important message to the resettled African community: Get the COVID vaccine. And she’s doing it in song.

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House Calls

The COVID-19 pandemic has presented significant hurdles in health care, but has also forced needed changes and improvements. Primary care has evolved to deliver care where people want it most: at home.


Avoiding the Emergency Room? Waiting Could Be Worse

During the COVID-19 pandemic, Americans have postponed the care they need. That can pose a greater risk than COVID-19.


A COVID Rehab Unit For All

The path back to health from COVID-19 can be long, so Elizabethtown Community Hospital decided to provide space for recovery to patients – and not just their own.


COVID-19 Q&A: Pregnancy, Breastfeeding and the COVID-19 Vaccine

Pregnancy is considered a high-risk health category during COVID-19. You may have questions or concerns about the safety of the vaccine while pregnant or breastfeeding and we are here to help.

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The Pandemic’s Heart-Breaking Side Effect: Sitting, Sitting, Sitting

Medical experts are concerned that the nearly year-long pandemic has led to a decrease in physical activity and increase in heart health risks. UVM Medical Center Cardiologist Sherrie Khadanga, MD, offers advice for stepping up activity at home, and ultimately, improving the health of your heart.

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A Sad Connection: Depression and Heart Disease

Studies show a link between depression and heart disease, with each condition raising the risk of the other. As we navigate an uncertain future due to COVID, understanding the correlation could help save your life, or the life of someone you love.

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Chocolates, 92 Candles and a Shot

How better to celebrate 92 years on Earth than getting the COVID-19 vaccine? At least that’s how Marion Blanchette saw it on Saturday, February 13 – her 92nd birthday. “I was waiting until it was my turn,” she says, “and I was anxious. But it was perfect. It ran so smooth – no waiting, nothing.”

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Getting Better All the Time

A year ago, COVID-19 necessitated rapid innovation at the Cardiology Clinic. Today, that means improved care for patients.

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