SVHC's Weekly COVID-19 Update: February 12

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February 12, 2021
Medical Matters Weekly: Nothing to Lose, So Much to Gain
Join Dr. Trey Dobson, SVMC's chief medical officer, and Bennington's District Director for the Vermont Department of Health Megan Herrington for conversation about testing, vaccines, and Mardi Gras.
Paths to COVID-19 Testing
COVID-19 testing is critical in getting the pandemic under control. See who should get tested and how in this important testing update.
Overcoming Barriers to Vaccination 
Several people have difficulty getting the COVID-19 vaccine. See the top challenges and how we are working to solve them. Read More.
SVHC's Vaccine Clinic: By the Numbers
If you're curious about how many people our clinic has vaccinated so far, take a look at this engaging infographic.
Next Week's Preview
On next week's Medical Matters Weekly, an interactive, multiplatform medical-themed talk show, Dr. Trey Dobson interviews Dr. Marie George, SVMC's infectious disease specialist. Read More.
SVMC Achieves 5th Magnet Recognition
This latest recognition puts SVMC in a group of just 28 elite nursing hospitals worldwide. Read More.
Current Vaccine Group
Those 70+ may get a vaccine appointment starting at 8:15 a.m. on Tues., Feb. 16. Healthcare workers and 75+ vaccines continue. Read More.
Case Counts in Your Town
Get the most accurate and up-to-date information about new COVID-19 cases where you live directly from the departments of health in your state. Read More.
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SVHC Previews Sept. 22 Medical Matters Weekly

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 Ayla Ellison, the editor-in-chief of Becker's Hospital Review, on its September 22 program. The publication is a leading source of news for hospital executives. 
The show will air at 12 p.m. She will share her insights on hospital trends throughout the last year.
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
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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