SVHC's Weekly COVID-19 Update: October 30

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October 30, 2020
The Next Step Toward Resolving Joint Pain
Dr. Michaela Schneiderbauer is ready to help patients resolve their joint pain. A total joint replacement can often be completed with no overnight hospital stay. Get the information you need to start your recovery and back to the activities you enjoy.
COVID Webinar Recording Available On Demand
If you missed the recent series of five region-specific webinars, have no fear. We recorded one for you, so you can tune in on your schedule.
Bars, Cars, and Other COVID Hotspots 
What if we applied the COVID-19 hotspot maps to our own neighborhoods? Which places would be best to avoid?
How a Therapist Can Help 
When we have a medical issue we can't resolve alone, we call our medical provider. If you need help with a mental or emotional problem, connect with a therapist. Learn More.
New Parent Classes, Now Online
Expectant families can now take virtual classes with nurse experts in breastfeeding, childbirth, and care after birth. Learn More and Register.
New Visitor Guidance
If you plan to visit someone in the hospital or accompany someone to an appointment at our practices, please read the updated guidance.
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SVMC To Hold Online COVID-19 Information Session

BENNINGTON, Vt. — Southwestern Vermont Medical Center (SVMC), part of Southwestern Vermont Health Care (SVHC), and Bennington's office of the Vermont Department of Health will appear in a digital information session regarding the COVID-19 vaccine distribution at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 19.
The event is made possible with cooperation from CAT-TV and the Southwestern Vermont Chamber of Commerce. Members of the public are invited to view and ask questions during the live broadcast at The program will also air on CAT-TV's public channel 1075.
The session will feature SVMC's Chief Medical Officer Trey Dobson and Bennington's Public Health Services District Director for the Vermont Department of Health Megan Herrington. They will discuss the status of a community vaccine clinic and answer questions. The Chamber's Executive Director Matthew Harrington will moderate.
Dr. Dobson is an emergency medicine physician with Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health, an instructor of Emergency Medicine at Dartmouth Geisel School of Medicine, and the chief medical officer for Southwestern Vermont Medical Center in Bennington. He serves on the Medical Executive Committee of Dartmouth-Hitchock and will join the Board of Trustees in January 2021. He is the past president of the Vermont Medical Society and currently sits on the Governance Council. He performs medical practice peer review for the Vermont Program for Quality in Health Care, a nonprofit organization designated by the Vermont Legislature. Prior to entering a career in medicine, Trey obtained a master's in Geology. He earned his medical degree at The University of Tennessee and completed residency in Emergency Medicine at the University of Virginia. 
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