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SVMC's Trey Dobson, MD, to Appear on Shires Health Program
Ashley Jowett
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SVMC's Trey Dobson, MD, to Appear on Shires Health Program

Presented by the Southwestern Vermont Chamber of Commerce and CAT-TV

BENNINGTON, VT—August 3, 2021—The Southwestern Vermont Chamber of Commerce’s Executive Director Matthew Harrington will host Southwestern Vermont Medical Center’s (SVMC) Chief Medical Officer Trey Dobson, MD, for a live program, Shires Health, at noon Thursday, August 5 on Facebook Live and on CAT-TV’s public access channel 1075. The program is produced in cooperation with Catamount Access Television.

The show will include information about the Delta variant, recent changes to COVID guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, case trends, expectations for returning to school, and more. Audience members can submit their questions live on Facebook.  

Visit www.facebook.com/CATTVbennington/ to view and ask questions. 

About SVHC:
Southwestern Vermont Health Care (SVHC) is a comprehensive, preeminent, healthcare system providing exceptional, convenient, and affordable care to the communities of Bennington and Windham Counties of Vermont, eastern Rensselaer and Washington Counties of New York, and northern Berkshire County in Massachusetts. SVHC includes Southwestern Vermont Medical Center (SVMC), Southwestern Vermont Regional Cancer Center, the Centers for Living and Rehabilitation, and the SVHC Foundation. SVMC includes 25 primary and specialty care practices.
 
SVMC has earned several prominent distinctions. Most recently, SVMC received the American Hospital Association’s Rural Healthcare Leadership Award for transformational change in efforts toward healthcare reform and its fifth consecutive designation within the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC) Magnet Recognition Program®. It ranked fourth in the nation for healthcare value by the Lown Institute Hospitals Index in 2020 and is one of Vermont’s Best Places to Work. SVMC earned an ‘A’ for hospital safety from the Leapfrog Group for two years in a row. During the pandemic, SVMC and both its skilled nursing facilities, the Centers for Living and Rehabilitation in Bennington, and the Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation at Hoosick Falls, earned perfect scores on a Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services evaluation meant to determine the ability to prevent transmission of COVID-19 and other infections.
 
Southwestern Vermont Medical Center provides exceptional care without discriminating on the basis of an individual’s age, race, ethnicity, religion, culture, language, physical or mental disability, socioeconomic status, sex, sexual orientation, or gender identity or expression. Language assistance services, free of charge, are available at 1-800-367-9559.

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