SVMC: COVID-19 Update April 2

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April 2, 2021
Medical Matters Weekly: Country Store Customer Service
In this week's Medical Matters Weekly, Dr. Dobson had a conversation with Stephen Leffler, MD, president and chief operations officer of the University of Vermont Medical Center. They talked about Dr. Leffler's start at his parents' general store and how he has brought that community-minded approach to the state's largest health care organization.
Assessing the Health of Our Community
SVHC is conducting a community health needs assessment, which includes virtual forums and a survey. SVHC's Coordinator of Population Health Rory Price was recently a guest on the Southwestern Vermont Chamber of Commerce's show Shires Health. During the episode, Rory discusses population health and why community feedback is so important with host Matt Harrington.
The Next Vaccine
There's yet another vaccine on the horizon. It will likely be the fourth to receive Emergency Use Authorization. Dr. Marie George shares her thoughts. Read More.
Reading with Your Child
Parents can give their child a big social and intellectual boost through the simple act of reading together. Audra Prandini, BS, shows you how and why it matters. Read More.
The 5 Ws of Occupational Therapy
Occupational Therapist Michaelia St. Jacques, OTR/L, details this important therapeutic specialty and how patients can benefit. Read More.
Medical Matters Weekly Features David Veltre, MD
Our guest next week is SVMC Orthopedics' own hand and upper extremity specialist.
Current Vaccine Group
Those 50 and older, parents of children with a high-risk health condition, and BIPOC Vermonters are eligible now. Read More.
Regional Case Counts
Your state's department of health is the best source of accurate and up-to-date info about new COVID-19 cases where you live. Get the Links.
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