COVID-19 Guidance for Health Care Professionals

COVID-19 Guidance for Health Care Professionals

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

If you suspect a 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

COVID-19 PPE Resource Request Form - submit if you anticipate depletion of any COVID-19 specific resource stocks within the next 7 days.

Find detailed COVId-19 information by topic:

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Resources