Important Programs

  • Mental Health and Wellness: “COVID Support VT:  Supporting Wellness During the Coronavirus Pandemic.” Grant funded program offering mental health and wellness supports and resources. Link: https://covidsupportvt.org/. Three Support Counselors available by calling 2-1-1. All supports are confidential and free.
  • VDH Child Development Clinic (CDC) Update: Effective 12/18/20 all referrals for CDC, UVM Hospital’s Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics Program, and the Autism Assessment Clinic at VCCYF now occur through a single, central intake process (Phone (802) 847-2007; Fax: (802) 847-3358); services that have been provided by CDC will change. Reasons for change noted on slides and more outreach is forthcoming. For assistance please contact: Nora.Sabo@vermont.gov (Central Intake); Carol.Hassler@vermont.gov; or Ilisa.Stalberg@vermont.gov.  

Important Events

  • Vermont Medical Society's next call is Thursday, January 14, from 12:30 – 1:00 p.m. Zoom call information is below:

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Meeting ID: 867 2625 3105 / Password: 540684  

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  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Remembrance with Tim Wise (1/17/21) at 3 PM. Free event hosted by the Greater Burlington Multicultural Resource Center: Live streamed from St. Joseph’s Cathedral. Information: here
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Film and Discussion on Disability Rights (1/18/21) 4-5 PM. Register in advance. Pre-Register:  Meeting Registration - Zoom
  • DHMC Emergency Medicine Grand Rounds (1/20/21 from 12- 1) “Critical Child Abuse Literature:  Seminal Articles on Sentinel Injuries” with Amy Doolan Roy, MD, Medical Director Pediatric ED, Elliot Hospital (and LCOM graduate)
  • UVMMC OB Grand Rounds are held on Tuesdays 7:30 – 8:30 AM. Dates/Topics include: 1/19/21: “Provider Bias and Cultural Humility” with Drs. Mercedes Avila and Mona Tolba; and 1/26/21:  “Patient and Family Centered Care” with Dr. Mercedes Avila and Gina Carrera. Zoom link: https://uvmcom.zoom.us/j/94914331329; join by phone:  +1 253 215 8782   [Meeting ID: 949 1433 1329]
  • Rokeby Museum Winter Season Book Group monthly virtual book-sharing discussion group. Starts January (19th) and goes through April. Free. Advance Registration required:  Winter Season Book Group - Rokeby Museum
  • Next AAP Town Hall is Thursday 1/21/21. Topic: "Ask the Red Book About COVID-19". Register here.
  • Third Annual UVM LCOM Story Slam. 1/21/21 7-9 PM via Zoom. Theme:  “Friends in Unexpected Places.” Pre-registration required. For more information or to register: here
  • Upcoming:  UVM Children’s Hospital Big Change Roundup 2021 for Kids: here
  • KidSafe Collaborative Chittenden County Legislative Forum held virtually on Monday, 1/25/21 from 9:30-11. Free. Please Register: here
  • Recruiting for CHAMP Temporary Medical Record Chart Reviewers from February through May or June 2021. Please contact vchip.champ@med.uvm.edu with questions and/or to submit a cover letter and resume.


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

 

Vaccines

(The documents in this section have been dispersed to their appropriate areas.)

Additional Information

Harvard Kennedy School: Center for Public LEADERSHIP

Anti-Racism and Resilience Resources (12/2/2020)

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sanai

The COVID-19 Human Milk Study! (1/8/2021)

Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 

COVID-19 Trends Among Persons Aged 0–24 Years — United States, March 1–December 12, 2020 (1/13/2021)
 
Allergic Reactions Including Anaphylaxis After Receipt of the First Dose of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine — United States, December 14–23, 2020 (1/8/2021)
 
Assessment of Day-7 Postexposure Testing of Asymptomatic Contacts of COVID-19 Patients to Evaluate Early Release from Quarantine — Vermont, May–November 2020 (1/8/2021)
 
The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices’ Updated Interim Recommendation for Allocation of COVID-19 Vaccine — United States, December 2020 (1/4/2021)
 
Factors Associated with Positive SARS-CoV-2 Test Results in Outpatient Health Facilities and Emergency Departments Among Children and Adolescents Aged <18 Years — Mississippi, September–November 2020 (12/16/2020)
 
The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices’ Interim Recommendation for Use of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine — United States, December 2020 (12/16/2020)
 
Estimated Resource Costs for Implementation of CDC’s Recommended COVID-19 Mitigation Strategies in Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 12 Public Schools (12/11/2020)
 
Summary of Guidance for Public Health Strategies to Address High Levels of Community Transmission of SARS-CoV-2 and Related Deaths, December 2020 (12/7/2020)
 
The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices' Interim Recommendation for Allocating Initial Supplies of COVID-19 Vaccine -- United Stated, 2020 (12/4/2020)

Vermont Department of Health: Selected Information

(See HAN and Weekly Summary Data below.) 

N-95 Respirator Disinfection in Your Region (1/6/2021)
 
“Infectious Disease Reporting” includes pediatric deaths and Novel strains of influenza A
 
New Guidance from the CDC regarding quarantine, however the CDC still prefers 14 days, and the Vermont Department of Health has no plans at this time to change our existing policy. (12/4/2020)