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Recent changes to CDC Respiratory Virus Guidance do not affect healthcare guidance. Please continue to use the guidance on this page in Long-Term Care facilities and in your role as a healthcare professional.

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Report all suspect cases to the Vermont Department of Health Infectious Disease Epidemiology by calling 802-863-7240 (24/7).

If You Suspect Your Patient Has COVID-19

  • Give the patient a surgical mask

  • Notify facility infection control personnel

  • Use standard precautions, contact precautions, airborne precautions and use eye protection when entering the room

  • Evaluate the patient in a private room with the door closed, ideally in an airborne infection isolation room

Submit PPE request if you anticipate depletion of any COVID-19 specific resource stocks within the next 7 days. 

COVID-19 PPE Resource Request Form 

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