Important Events and Programs

 

  • AHS Secretary Mike Smith announced that starting April 12th financial assistance will be available for families who lost a family member to COVID-19 (reimbursement for funeral expenses). Call FEMA hotline: 1-844-684-6333.
  • 2021 VCHIP ICON (Improving Care for Opioid-Exposed Newborns) Statewide Teleconference: “Adaptations and Innovations:  Providing Care for Opioid-Exposed Newborns and Their Families in a Pandemic.” April 13 8AM - 12Noon. Agenda and Registration Link: here
  • Child Maltreatment conference “Recognizing and Responding to Child Maltreatment - Promoting Child Abuse Awareness in VT Conference” 4/29/21 8AM to 12:15 PM. Course Director: James Metz, MD, MPH.  Registration: here

  • VT Public Health Association webinar “The Vermont Way:  Communicating through science and clear public health messaging.” May 5 at 12 noon – 1:30 PM with Rebecca Brookes and Shari Levine. Co-sponsor New England Public Health Training Center. Free. Register: here
  • Child Psychiatry in Primary Care Conference is on June 4, 2021. Information: here
  • VCHIP Adolescent Health/Youth Health Improvement Initiative (YHII) Youth Vaping Resources: (1) For Quality Improvement coaching and support implementing strategies or tools to address youth vaping and quitting in your practice, contact Alyssa.Consigli@med.uvm.edu.  (2) For a program overview, and resources, including a provider toolkit “Clearing the Air:  A toolkit to address youth vaping for Primary Care Practices” go here. (3) If you missed “The Other Epidemic:  Next Steps to Address Youth Vaping and Nicotine Dependence” LCOM Department of Pediatrics Grand Rounds, presented (3/31/21) by Lauren Faricy, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, you can request the link for the recording from: Penelope.Marchessault@med.uvm.edu.  
  • VDH COVID-19 Vaccine Registration and sites: hereEligibility:  Who is eligible now? Who will be eligible next? Check it out here. If unable to make an appointment online, call:  855-722-7878 to make an appointment. Phone # for homebound patients only: 1-833-722-0860. 16-17 YO may register on-line/through call center (Pfizer).  Eligibility Status and list of high-risk health conditions included in Phase 5 link: here  
  • Mental Health and Wellness: “COVID Support VT: Supporting Wellness During the Coronavirus Pandemic.” Grant funded program offering mental health and wellness supports and resources. Three Support Counselors available by calling 2-1-1. All supports are confidential and free (information on CHAMP COVID-19 website).
  • Opportunity to Benefit Camp Ta-Kum-Ta. Mount Mansfield Maple Products, 100% profits to Generosity Brings Joy. - Jen Ellis (crafter who made Bernie Sanders’ Inauguration Day Mittens). Commemorative bottle of pure VT maple syrup. Visit: here

 

Recorded Event

  • Now Available in case you missed this UVM/LCOM Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Event (presented 1/20/21): Topic: “Health Deficit: The Journey to Health Parity”. Keynote Speaker: Leon McDougle, MD, MPH. Recording: here



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Please see the archived documents page for March 2020 through February 2021 information. 

CONTENTS

The documents and links found in this section have been reorganized into the following main categories:

Vermont State Government

Federal Agencies

Academic & Medical Institutions

Professional Associations/Publications

Group Media

You will need to scroll through each category to review the information.

Vermont State Government

Vermont Agency of Commerce and Community Development

UPDATED: NEW WORK SAFE ADDITIONS TO THE BE SMART, STAY SAFE ORDER (4/2/2021)

Vermont Agency of Education and Agency of Natural Resources

Spring Sports Programs for the 2020-2021 School Year - Rev. March 23, 2021 (3/26/2021)

Vermont Agency of Human Services

Welcome to the Vermont Agency of Human Services!

Vermont Department of Health: Selected Information (See HAN and Weekly Summary Data below.) 

COVID-19 Impact: Fewer Doses of Routine Childhood Vaccines (4/7/2021)

Federal Agencies

Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 

Death Certificate–Based ICD-10 Diagnosis Codes for COVID-19 Mortality Surveillance — United States, January–December 2020 (3/31/2021)

Provisional Mortality Data — United States, 2020 - March 31, 2021 (3/31/2021)

Interim Estimates of Vaccine Effectiveness of BNT162b2 and mRNA-1273 COVID-19 Vaccines in Preventing SARS-CoV-2 Infection Among Health Care Personnel, First Responders, and Other Essential and Frontline Workers — Eight U.S. Locations, December 2020–March 2021 (3/20/2021)

Counties with High COVID-19 Incidence and Relatively Large Racial and Ethnic Minority Populations — United States, April 1–December 22, 2020 (3/24/2021)

Racial and Ethnic Disparities in COVID-19 Incidence by Age, Sex, and Period Among Persons Aged <25 Years — 16 U.S. Jurisdictions, January 1–December 31, 2020 (3/19/2021)

Association of Children’s Mode of School Instruction with Child and Parent Experiences and Well-Being During the COVID-19 Pandemic — COVID Experiences Survey, United States, October 8–November 13, 2020 (3/19/2021)

First Identified Cases of SARS-CoV-2 Variant P.1 in the United States — Minnesota, January 2021 (3/12/2021)

Racial and Ethnic Disparities in COVID-19 Incidence by Age, Sex, and Period Among Persons Aged <25 Years — 16 U.S. Jurisdictions, January 1–December 31, 2020 (3/12/2021)

Estimated SARS-CoV-2 Seroprevalence Among Persons Aged <18 Years — Mississippi, May–September 2020 (3/5/2021)

Association of State-Issued Mask Mandates and Allowing On-Premises Restaurant Dining with County-Level COVID-19 Case and Death Growth Rates — United States, March 1–December 31, 2020 (3/5/2021)

Travel from the United Kingdom to the United States by a Symptomatic Patient Infected with the SARS-CoV-2 B.1.1.7 Variant — Texas, January 2021 (3/3/2021)

Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

Janssen COVID-19 Vaccine (3/1/2021)

Academic & Medical Institutions

Professional Associations/Publications

Group Media