Important Programs

  • AAP Bylaws Amendment Referendum voting opened September 16 and closes September 29 at 5:00 CT. Referendum explicitly codifies anti-discrimination language in the AAP Bylaws. Cast your vote here: www.aap.org/vote
  • AAPVT Chapter, in collaboration with VDH Immunization Program, is now accepting Grant Applications for Flu Clinics. Applications must be received by October 23, 2020. May receive $1,000 per clinic held, up to $5,000.  Application is 1 page and can be downloaded from www.aapvt.org.
  • AHS Coronavirus Relief Fund  – Front-Line Employees Hazard Pay Grant Program: application period is Aug. 4 - Oct. 31; first-come, first-served basis.

Important Events

  • Tuesday, October 13 from 8-12 noon: VCHIP CHAMP 2020 Learning Session: “Strengthening Vermont’s System of High-Performing Medical Homes.” via Zoom. Register by October 1.


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

 

 

Additional Information

 

Current Activity in Vermont

 

Tuesday, September 22, VCHIP-CHAMP-VDH-COVID19: Media Briefing Slides (9/22/2020)

Hunger Vital Sign ™ - National Community of Practice - Quarterly Virtual Meeting Recording (9/18/2020)

 

Hunger Free Vermont - COVID-19 & Food Access (9/18/2020)

 

abc NEWS: How Vermont became a 'model for the country' in responding to the coronavirus pandemic (9/18/2020)

 

WCAX: Pediatricians say pharmacy vaccination waiver no replacement for regular checkups (/9/18/2020)

 

UPDATED: COVID-19 in Pediatric Patients (Pre-K – Grade 12) Triage, Evaluation, Testing and Return to School - Current as of September 14, 2020 (9/14/2020)

wbur | aired August 27, 2020 | Leander Independent School District Prepares to Open Schools In-Person And Online (8/28/2020)
 
NBC Nightly News: Unique Program Helping to Save Vermont Restaurants and Feed the Community (8/24/2020)

 

WCAX: Vermont pediatrician discusses back-to-school safety (8/24/2020)

 

How Vermont Schools Can Request Medical Reserve Corps Assistance during the COVID-19 Pandemic (8/19/2020)

 

Shared Decision-Making on Return-to-Work Decisions for School-Based Personnel (8/17/2020)

 

PBS Kids for parents: Using Media to Talk with Children About Race (8/12/2020)

 

Pediatrician recommends 30-day plan to prepare children for proper mask use (8/10/2020)

 

CNN

Watch the entire CNN/'Sesame Street' 'ABCs of Back to School' town hall - September 12, 2020 (9/14/2020)

 

JAMA Network

Association Between Statewide School Closure and COVID-19 Incidence and Mortality in the US - July 29, 2020 (8/5/2020)

Age-Related Differences in Nasopharyngeal Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) Levels in Patients With Mild to Moderate Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

 

Journal of Adolescent Health

Journal of Adolescent Health: Association Between Youth Smoking, Electronic Cigarette Use, and Coronavirus Disease 2019 (8/12/2020)

 

Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report

Decreased Influenza Activity During the COVID-19 Pandemic — United States, Australia, Chile, and South Africa, 2020 (9/21/2020)

SARS-CoV-2–Associated Deaths Among Persons Aged <21 Years — United States, February 12–July 31, 2020 (9/18/2020)

Transmission Dynamics of COVID-19 Outbreaks Associated with Child Care Facilities — Salt Lake City, Utah, April–July 2020 (9/14/2020)

 Delay or Avoidance of Medical Care Because of COVID-19–Related Concerns — United States, June 2020 (9/14/2020)

 

MMWR Weekly Report: COVID-19–Associated Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children — United States, March–July 2020 (8/7/2020)

 

MMWR Weekly Report: Hospitalization Rates and Characteristics of Children Aged <18 Years Hospitalized with Laboratory-Confirmed COVID-19 — COVID-NET, 14 States, March 1–July 25, 2020 (8/7/2020)

 

Posters

We Can Do This! (created by Aaron Burley) (7/1/2020)

 

All About Choice: Alone, With a Buddy, In a Flock (7/1/2020)

 

School News

Video: CVSD Communication: Health and Safety in Reopening Schools: Contact Tracing - August 17, 2020 (8/21/2020)

 

Video: A Conversation About Health and Safety with Champlain Valley School District (8/10/2020)

The Atlantic

We Flattened the Curve. Our Kids Belong in School - August 14, 2020 (8/17/2020)

 

The LANCET

Transmission of SARS-CoV-2 in Australian educational settings: a prospective cohort study - August 3, 2020 (8/5/2020)

 

The NEW ENGLAND JOURNAL of MEDICINE

“When Will We Have a Vaccine?” — Understanding Questions and Answers about Covid-19 Vaccination (9/9/2020)

 

The New York Times

The New York Times - For Doctors of Color, Microaggressions Are All Too Familiar (8/12/2020)

 

The New York Times: At Least 97,000 Children in the U.S. Tested Positive in Last 2 Weeks of July (8/10/2020)

 

The Washington Post

The Washington Post: Back to school in a pandemic: A guide to all the factors keeping parents and educators up at night (8/7/2020)

 

VT Digger

Health Commissioner Mark Levine reluctantly fills the spotlight - September 13, 2020 (9/14/2020)

Vermont Conversation: Can Vermont schools safely reopen? (8/14/2020)

 

VPR

Gov. Announces Child Care Initiative For School-Aged Children (8/21/2020)

 

VPR Poll Finds Vermonters Split Over Reopening Public Schools This Fall (8/7/2020)
 
npr VPR Michelle Obama Says She's Dealing With 'Low-Grade Depression' During Lockdown (8/7/2020)

 

American Academy of Allergy Asthma & Immunology

 

Do Your Part to Slow the Spread of COVID-19: Wear a Face Covering or Mask (8/10/2020)

 

American Academy of Pediatrics

 

COVID-19 Interim Guidance: Return to Sports (9/18/2020)
 
Children and COVID-19: State-Level Data Report (9/18/2020)

Children and COVID19: State Data Report - pdf version (9/18/2020)

 

Caring for Children and Youth With Special Health Care Needs During the COVID-19 Pandemic (9/9/2020)

 

Children and COVID-19: State-Level Data Report - September 3, 2020 (9/9/2020)

 

AAPVT Chapter Now Accepting Grant Applications for Flu Clinic (Monday, August 31, 2020) (9/9/2020)

 

AAPVT Chapter Now Accepting Grant Applications for Flu Clinic (8/31/2020)

 

Influenza Immunization Grant Application For Support (8/31/2020)

 

News Release: American Academy of Pediatrics Opposes HHS Action on Childhood Vaccines; Calls It ‘Incredibly Misguided’ (8/21/2020)

 

Video: AAP Townhall - Preparing Your Practice for the 2020-21 Influenza Season (8/21/2020)

 

Preparing for Flu Season (8/21/2020)

 

COVID-19 Planning Considerations: Guidance for School Re-entry - Last Updated 8/19/2020 (8/19/2020)

 

Cloth Face Covering (8/14/2020)

 

COVID-19 Testing Guidance (8/14/2020)

COVID-19 Response July 29, 2020 Advocacy Report (8/3/2020)

 

News: Rooming-in, with precautions, now OK in revised AAP newborn guidance - July 22, 2020 (8/3/2020)

 

Building Bright Futures

 

Regional Councils (8/3/2020)

 

CDC

Contact Tracing during Coronavirus Disease Outbreak, South Korea, 2020 (8/5/2020)

 

SARS-CoV-2 Transmission and Infection Among Attendees of an Overnight Camp — Georgia, June 2020 (8/3/2020)
 

Coding, Billing & Payment

(see archived documents)

 

Childcare Information

 

Letter to Superintendents from Child Development Division (8/12/2020)

 

Immunization Action Coalition


Standing Orders for Administering Influenza Vaccine to Children and Teens (9/16/2020)


Information for Clinical/Health Care Professionals 


Fact Sheet for Healthcare Providers - BinaxNOW™ COVID-19 Ag Card - August 26, 2020 (9/2/2020)

 

thebmj: Interpreting a covid-19 test result (8/7/2020)

 

Pregnant Population and Newborns

(see archived documents)


 State of Vermont

Office of the Governor

(see archived documents)

 

United States Coast Guard

(see archived documents)

 

University of Vermont

(see archived documents)

 

University of Vermont Children's Hospital


UPDATED: COVID-19 in Pediatric Patients (Pre-K – Grade 12) Triage, Evaluation, Testing and Return to School - Current as of September 14, 2020 (9/14/2020)

 

Masks and PPE in the School Setting (current as of August 30, 2020) (8/31/2020)

Masks and PPE in the School Setting (August 12, 2020) (8/17/2020)

Vermont Afterschool

Hub Locations (9/11/2020)

 

Vermont Afterschool (7/31/2020)

 

Interactive Program Map (7/31/2020)

 

Vermont Agency of Administration

 

(see archived documents)

 

Vermont Agency of Commerce and Community Development

 

Cross State Travel Information (8/7/2020)

 

Vermont Agency of Education

 

A STRONG AND HEALTHY START - Social, Emotional and Mental Health Supports During COVID-19 - Issues: August 14, 2020 (9/9/2020)

 

Water Flushing Guide for School Building Owners and Facilities Managers Before Reopening for the 2020-21 School Year (8/31/2020)

 

A Strong and Health Start: Social, Emotional and Mental Health Supports During COVID-19 | Issued August 14, 2020 (8/28/2020)


Compensatory Services Recovery Services: Skills Regression Template (8/24/2020)

 

Considerations for IEPS for Fall 2020 (8/24/2020)

 

Considerations for Special Education Evaluations in a Remote or Hybrid Learning Environment (8/24/2020)

 

Continuation of Special Education Services: Provision for Students Turning 22 (8/24/2020)

 

Determining COVID-19 Recovery/Compensatory Education Services (8/24/2020)

 

Individualized Education Program Template Including Remote Learning Strategies (8/24/2020)

 

NEW: Fall Sports Programs for the 2020-2021 School Year (8/12/2020)

 

Updated: A Strong and Healthy Start: Safety and Health Guidance for Vermont Schools (8/12/2020)

 

Vermont Agency of Human Services


Welcome to the Vermont Agency of Human Services!

 

Department for Children and Families: COVID-19 Resources for CIS Providers (7/1/2020)

 

Vermont Department of Financial Regulation 

COVID-19 Modeling September 22, 2020 (9/22/2020)

 

School Reopening (9/18/2020)

 

Vermont Department of Health: Selected Information 

School Based COVID-19 Transmission (Students, Faculty, & Staff) - September 18, 2020 (9/21/2020)

 

Weekly Summary of Vermont COVID-19 Data Reflecting cases identified between March 5 – September 16, 2020 (9/18/2020)

 

Office of Local Health - School Liaisons (9/18/2020)

Office of Local Health School Liaisons and LEA (9/18/2020)

 

School Based COVID-19 Transmission (Students, Faculty, & Staff) - September 17, 2020 (9/18/2020)

 

Vaccine Management Checklist for Off-Site Clinics – July 2020 (9/16/2020)

 

Guidance for Off-site Influenza and COVID19 Vaccine Clinics for 2020-21 Vermont Immunization Program (9/16/2020)

 

2020/2021 Vermont Vaccine Program (VVP) Off-Site & School Located Clinic Addendum Provider Agreement (9/16/2020)

 

UPDATED: COVID-19 in Pediatric Patients (Pre-K – Grade 12) Triage, Evaluation, Testing and Return to School - Current as of September 14, 2020 (9/14/2020)

 

DRAFT: Template Pediatric COVID-19 Communication Tool for Vermont School Nurses, students/families, and medical home/health care professionals v.1:9/3/2020 (9/11/2020)

 

Guidance for Work Exclusions among Health Care Workers who have been Exposed to COVID-19 (9/11/2020)

Guidance on Mask Exemptions in Children and Adolescents (9/11/2020)

Weekly Summary of Vermont COVID-19 Data Reflecting cases identified between March 5 – September 9, 2020 (9/11/2020)

 

COVID-19 at School Guide for administrators, COVID-19 coordinators, and school nurses when someone with COVID-19 was at your school while infectious - August 2020 (9/9/2020)

 

How PreK-12 Schools Can Prepare for COVID-19 Cases in Their School - September 2020 (9/9/2020)

 

PreK-12 School COVID-19 Case Actions Checklist - September 2020 (9/9/2020)

 

What Parents Can Expect Fall 2020 Pre-K to 12th Grade School - September 2020 (9/9/2020)

 

Weekly Summary of Vermont COVID-19 Data Reflecting cases identified between March 5 – September 2, 2020 (9/9/2020)

 

How PreK-12 Schools Can Prepare for COVID-19 Cases in Their School - September 2020 (9/2/2020)

 

Vermont Social Autopsy Report - August 2020 (9/2/2020)

 

Weekly Summary of Vermont COVID-19 Data - Reflecting cases identified between March 5 - August 26, 2020 (8/28/2020)

 

COVID-19 at School: Guide for administrators, COVID-19 coordinators, and school nurses when someone with COVID-19 was at your school while infectious (8/26/2020)

 

PreK-12 School COVID-19 Case Actions Checklist (8/26/2020)

 

Weekly Summary of Vermont COVID-19 Data - Reflecting cases identified between March 5 - August 19, 2020 (8/21/2020)

The Public Health Role of COVID-19 Serologic (Antibody) Assays in the State of Vermont - Final Recommendations of the Serology Working Group - April 16, 2020 (8/21/2020)

 

Public Health Response: Schools, Colleges and Child Care Programs (8/21/2020)

 

Health and Safety Guidance on Reopening Schools: Version 2 (August 13, 2020) (8/21/2020)

 

Weekly Summary of Vermont COVID-19 Data - Reflecting cases identified between March 5-August 12, 2020 (8/14/2020)

 

Updated: Contact Tracing (8/12/2020)

 

Weekly Summary of Vermont COVID-19 Data Reflecting cases identified between March 5 – August 5, 2020 (8/7/2020)

 

HAN: Health Alert Network

 

HAN: Types of SARS-CoV-2 Tests - September 2, 2020 (9/2/2020)

 

HAN: Possible Association of Neurological Conditions with COVID-19 - August 31, 2020 (9/2/2020)

 

HAN: Updated Novel Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19)-Related Quarantine Recommendations for Congregate Care Staff and Residents - August 14, 2020 (8/14/2020)

 

HAN: Updated COVID-19 Testing Guidance and Collection Kit Ordering Information - August 12, 2020 (8/14/2020)

 

HAN: Pre-operative/Pre-procedure COVID-19 Testing Guidance - August 5, 2020 (8/7/2020)

 

Vermont Medical Society

 

Second Statewide Physician Executive Leadership Institute Foundational Course - November 2020 - October 2021 (8/31/2020)