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SVHC Weekly Health Update: Nov. 11
08:51AM / Monday, November 14, 2022
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November 11, 2022

ShiresHealth: Preparing for the Holidays

The Southwestern Vermont Chamber of Commerce's Executive Director Matthew Harrington welcomed SVMC's Chief Medical Officer Trey Dobson, MD, to an episode of ShiresHealth. They covered how we can prepare for the infectious diseases circulating while enjoying holiday celebrations.


Introducing SVHC's 8-Week Healthy Holiday Challenge

The holidays are a tricky time to maintain our healthy habits. Our staff are here to help. They will release a fun holiday-oriented health challenge video every Friday November 25 - January 13.


Medical Office Building Connector Closes for Construction

Patients are asked to use the Canopy Entrance for all hospital appointments, even when they come directly from appointments in the Medical Office Building.


Respiratory Illness in Kids

Pediatrician Meghan Gunn, MD, shares info about RSV and what to do if you think your kid has it. Learn More.

Taking Care with Wildlife

Avoid unpleasant encounters with wild animals by using this guidance from Emergency Medicine Physician Adam Cohen, MD. Read More.

Dietary Tips for Diabetes

Certified Diabetes Educator Jill Robart, RN, makes 12 doable recommendations to prevent and manage this disease. 

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Vision 2020: A Decade of Transformation

Rich and Laurie Caplan love living in this community, especially for all of its recreational activities. And they truly appreciate Southwestern Vermont Medical Center's clinical excellence and high-quality, personalized care. Learn what they have to say about the health system's emergency department renovation and expansion and construction of a new regional cancer center.  


Strokes in Younger People

An increase in strokes among younger people means older people are no longer the only ones who need to be aware of the signs of a stroke. 

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Online Cooking Class

Learn to cook for cancer prevention and support at a free class coming up on Dec. 8. SVHC staff will share fast, easy, and delicious plant-based recipes for your holiday table. Read More.


Honoring Veterans

On Veterans day we honor and salute the sacrifices made by men and women in uniform. To all service members, past and present, thank you for your dedication to the virtue of freedom.

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