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If there is anything that the pandemic has proven, it’s this: Wherever there is anxiety, there is an opportunity for fraud. We saw it at the beginning of the pandemic, when fraudsters sold bogus face masks and testing kits. As the pandemic continued, we heard news stories about scammers offe…

As a healthcare provider, I know the quickest way out of the COVID pandemic is to get everyone a vaccine as soon as possible. The Vermont Department of Health, together with the federal government, is expanding access to vaccines at every opportunity and working, locally and statewide, to en…

The Vermont Department of Health reported 59 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, the second day of a decline in cases, although the reported cumulative total of 13,996 represents an increase of 134 from Tuesday's total. The health department did not explain the discrepancy. No Vermonters died of COVID-19 over the past day, the health department reported Wednesday. The state’s death toll remains at 191.

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BENNINGTON — Southwestern Vermont Health Care’s “Medical Matters Weekly” with Trey Dobson, MD, a weekly interactive, multiplatform medical-themed talk show that launched earlier this month, will feature infectious disease specialist Marie George, MD, as a guest on its Feb. 17 show.

The Vermont Department of Health reported 263 new cases of COVID-19 over the past two days, bringing the state’s cumulative total to 13,677. All of Vermont’s 14 counties reported new cases over the past two days; in Bennington County, there were 36 reported. No Vermonters died of COVID-19 over the past two days, the health department reported. The death toll remains at 189.

One Vermonter died of COVID-19 over the past day, the Vermont Department of Health reported Friday. The death toll is now 189. Forty-seven Vermonters are hospitalized with the disease, and 11 of those patients are in intensive care units. The health department reported 162 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, bringing the state’s cumulative total to 13,415. Thirteen of the new cases were in Bennington County.

As a physician, I know that COVID-19 is extremely dangerous. That message has been lost on some. The SARS-CoV-2 virus is killing more than 3,000 people in the United States each day. We now have the “antidote” in two highly efficacious and safe vaccines. Once the vaccine supply increases sig…

Facing a shortage of substitute teachers and expectations of returning to fully in-person learning this spring, the Taconic and Green Regional School District Board is appealing to state officials to prioritize teachers to receive COVID-19 vaccines.

BENNINGTON — Another case of COVID-19 has been identified at Molly Stark Elementary School, one day after a positive test result led to the closing of a kindergarten classroom there. It has been determined that it is safe to keep the building open for hybrid learning, the superintendent of t…

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