Information about COVID-19

Southwestern Vermont Medical Center (SVMC), part of Southwestern Vermont Health Care (SVHC), is continuously working to minimize the spread of COVID-19, while ensuring safety for patients and their families. Below are updates and links to COVID-19 resources.


Updates with the Southwestern Vermont Chamber of Commerce



July 14: SVHC Opens Pop-Up PCR Testing for COVID-19

July 2: SVMC Loosens Visiting Guidelines

June 16: Regulators Give CNR a Perfect Score for Infection Prevention

June 15: SVHC Thanks First Day School of the Bennington Friends Meeting

May 29: SVMC Opens Respiratory Evaluation Center

May 29: Virtual Waiting Room Created to Encourage Distancing

May 19: Regulators Give CLR High Marks for Infection Prevention

May 18: Southwestern Vermont Medical Center Earns Top Marks in Special Infection-Prevention Survey

May 7: Southwestern Vermont Health Care Resumes Elective Procedures

April 29: SVHC Accepts Delivery of Cloth Masks from Orvis

April 24: SVMC Offers Remote Rehab

April 21: MACK Molding and Southwestern Vermont Health Care Dive Deep in Search of Personal Protective Equipment

April 16: CAT-TV Launches Live Local Music Series, Encourages Donations to COVID Relief

April 14: SVMC Offers Tool for Sending Meals to Front-Line Staff

April 10: SVMC Expands Electronic Access to Primary Care

April 9: SVMC Requests Donations of Personal Protective Equipment

April 6: COVID-19 Community Update

April 2: Area Law Enforcement Salute Medical Professionals of SVMC

April 1: A COVID-19 Update to the Community from Southwestern Vermont Health Care

March 30: SVHC Foundation Launches COVID Relief Fund

March 30: SVHC's Chief Medical Officer on WAMC's Medical Monday

March 23: SVMC Sees Increase in Positive COVID-19 Cases

March 17: Southwestern Vermont Medical Center Postpones Non-Urgent Appointments

March 15: SVHC CEO Letter to the Community

March 12: SVMC Launches COVID-19 Hotline

March 8: Presumed Positive COVID-19 Patient Being Treated at SVMC

February 28: SVHC Prepares for COVID-19

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