SVMC: COVID-19 Update October 23

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October 23, 2020
Five Questions with Same-Day Total Hip Replacement Patient Linda Corey
Linda Corey is active in her job at Bennington Project Independence. She enjoys walking, especially around Old Bennington. When hip pain started to interfere with her life, she knew she needed to get help.
Air Travel During COVID
Especially as the holidays approach, people are eager to travel for visits with family and friends, and they want to know if it is safe. Quite simply, it’s not. 
Holiday Hosting Guide
It's time to reset expectations and get creative for the 2020 holiday hosting season. Definitely don't party like it's 2019! Learn More.
Fatty Liver Disease and Metabolic Syndrome
FLD, a symptomless disease that affects a quarter of the U.S. population, can lead to major health issues. Learn More.
Anterior and Posterior Hip Replacements
Get the information you need to have a discussion with your surgeon about which approach you would prefer. Read On.
COVID Webinar for Hoosick Falls
The last of SVHC's free region-specific COVID webinars is Thursday, October 29.
One attendee noted, "This presentation exceeded expectations. It was incredibly useful and informative, and I really appreciate being able to attend."
A Safe and Happy Halloween 
Celebrating this Halloween safely takes careful consideration. Here are some ideas for making it great.
Drive-Up Flu Vaccine Clinic
Don't miss your chance to get a flu shot 2 - 6 p.m. Thursday, October 29 at SVMC.
Details here.
SVMC's Virtual Urgent Care
Get care any time, day or night 365 days a year, for a wide range of health issues with Try it Now.
More COVID-19 Resources
Important phone numbers, frequently asked questions, articles, testing information, and more are available on our website.
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Medical Matters Weekly Welcomes Meghan Gunn

BENNINGTON, Vt. — Southwestern Vermont Health Care's (SVHC) Medical Matters Weekly with Dr. Trey Dobson, a weekly interactive, multiplatform medical-themed talk show, will feature Meghan Gunn, chair of the Department of Pediatrics at Southwestern Vermont Medical Center (SVMC), on its June 23 program. The show will air at 12 p.m., and Gunn will her insights about COVID-19 vaccines for children.
The show is produced with cooperation from Catamount Access Television (CAT-TV). Viewers can see Medical Matters Weekly on Facebook at and The show is also available to view or download a podcast on
Meghan Gunn, is a pediatrician at SVMC Pediatrics and the chair of the Department of Pediatrics at SVMC. She  has worked at SVMC since 2013.  She received her undergraduate education in Biology from Syracuse University and earned her medical degree from the University of Vermont College of Medicine. She continued with a residency in Pediatrics at University of Massachusetts Medical School. She is board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics.
After the program, the video will be available on area public access television stations. On CAT-TV, viewers will find the show on channel 1075 at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, 1:30 p.m. Monday, 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, 7:30 a.m. Wednesday, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, 7:30 a.m. Friday, and 7 p.m. Saturday. GNAT-TV's Comcast channel 1074 airs the program at 8 a.m. Monday, 9 p.m. Wednesday, and 1 p.m. Saturday.
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