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Staying Safe on the Slopes

Before you zip up your coat to hit the slopes, take a minute to review our health and safety tips.

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Why the COVID-19 Vaccine Trial is Part of 'Life’s mission' for Abenaki Chief

Don Stevens knows that his fellow Abenakis may be reticent to sign up for a new vaccine. That, he says, is precisely why he felt he needed to participate in the COVID-19 vaccine trial. Here is his story.

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Rather Than 'Sitting on the couch and worrying' Lynne Niebling Rolled Up Her Sleeve

Lynne Niebling is happy to play a role in the COVID-19 vaccine trial. “When I signed up for this, I was thinking about my husband, my children and my grandchildren,” says Niebling. Here is her story.

COVID-19 Patient Stories

A 'Last chance' to Give Back: 80-year-old Jean Rook Volunteers for Vaccine Trial

Eighty-year-old Jean Rook had one thought when she heard that clinical trial testing for the COVID-19 vaccine would be happening locally: “Here in Vermont? Isn’t that wonderful!” Rook is one of hundreds of participants in the COVID-19 vaccine trial. Here is her story.

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Volunteer for a Vaccine Trial? It’s a 'No-Brainer' for Milton Rosa-Ortiz

When the news broke that UVM Medical Center would be conducting a clinical trial of a COVID-19 vaccine, Milton knew that as an older Latino and nurse, he had much to offer as a candidate. On Nov. 10, he rolled up his sleeve for his first vaccination. Milton is one of hundreds of participants in the COVID-19 vaccine trial. Here is his story.

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COVID-19 Vaccine: Questions and Answers

This document has been developed by the UVM Health Network, based on the most up-to-date public health guidance, to respond to some of the common questions you may have relating to the vaccine and how it will be administered here.

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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.

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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.

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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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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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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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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.”

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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.

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