With a majority of states relaxing restrictions on staying home, people may feel a growing temptation to return to their pre-pandemic lives. This temptation may be further amplified by the season’s warmer weather and an increased opportunity to gather socially outdoors. However, as Vermont Commissioner of Health Mark Levine, MD, said during Governor Phil Scott’s […]

When Priscilla Baker called her doctor about a pain in her abdomen, she didn’t think twice about how health care has changed during the COVID-19 pandemic. She knew she needed care, and she needed it now.   Baker, a recently retired Middlebury resident, was enjoying the solitude of self-quarantine. Otherwise very active in the community, she appreciated her slower routine “following the thread of the day” by taking daily walks and […]

Experts are learning more all the time about the highly contagious respiratory illness known as COVID-19. Getting the latest information and expert guidance can help us stay safe and prevent the spread of the disease. Here, Tim Lahey, MD, MMSc, an infectious diseases doctor at the University of Vermont Medical Center and professor of medicine at the University of […]

In this video series, we address the growing anxiety and stress we all face during uncertain times. Our experts at UVM Health Network’s Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital Robert Althoff, MD, Chief of Psychiatry, and Aron Steward, PhD, Chief of Psychology, provide helpful coping strategies and important perspective for us all to consider as we navigate the COVID-19 pandemic.    […]