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We are thrilled to introduce Amy Lee and her five-year-old daughter Kat to the community as Honorary Chairs of our Spring Appeal. Kat has been a client of CVHHH’s Maternal-Child Health team since she was a newborn. As Amy wrote in her appeal letter to Central Vermonters, “Kat and I have been on a very […]

Jasmine is a client of CVHHH’s Maternal-Child Health team of nurses. She has a newborn and got her COVID-19 vaccine. Watch and listen to this short video call between Jasmine and her Maternal-Child Health Nurse Michelle about why Jasmine decided to get her COVID-19 vaccine. Click here to download our information sheet with quick facts […]

Click the image below to read the spring 2021 issue of our Housecalls newsletter for the community. In this issue: Heartfelt letter to the community from Sandy Rousse A look back at CVHHH’s COVID response Feature on our partnership with Norwich University’s nursing students Meet our Community Partner of the Year Joe Aldsworth Personal Care Attendant profile: […]

Last week, Sandy Rousse appeared on JD Green’s podcast Aired Out, for an information-packed hour-long discussion about everything CVHHH. Topics discussed include the range of services we offer, from new moms and babies to people nearing the end of life and everyone in between; our efforts to build a strong and stable workforce; and our […]

My COVID-19 Vaccine Story

For most of her life, Sarah, pictured, has lived with several chronic conditions including asthma, diabetes, and hypothyroidism. When the pandemic hit in the spring of 2020, Sarah, who lives in Montpelier, was four months pregnant with her second child. She was considered high risk for complications from COVID-19 and took extra precautions to protect […]

Katy Leffel, RN, IBCLC, our Maternal-Child Health Manager, has been instrumental in ensuring that the pandemic-related needs of all Central Vermonters, including homeless individuals, are met. In addition to overseeing the care of pregnant women and new moms and babies, Katy took the lead in distributing free, restaurant-prepared frozen meals to families in our community […]

Although I could not have predicted much of what happened over the past 15 months, I marvel at what progress has been made in that time. In April of 2020, barely a month after Governor Scott issued his Stay Home, Stay Safe order, CVHHH’s internal COVID taskforce was meeting multiple times a week to review […]

Our National Volunteer Week celebration continues with Ric Cengeri, host of Vermont Viewpoint on WDEV Radio. Nicole Dupont, Hospice Volunteer Coordinator, (left), Suzanne Richman, Hospice Volunteer, (center), and Emily McKenna, Chief Marketing & Communications Officer, (right) talked with Ric about the many ways that CVHHH relies on, and values, the time, energy, and creativity of […]

We celebrate the contributions of our volunteers in recognition of National Volunteer Week. We rely on volunteers to provide critical supports to patients and programs at fundraising events and in preparation for Town Meeting Day, at public foot-care clinics, and in the office. In addition, Central Vermonters may also complete a six-week training program led […]

Aliyah Watt was inspired to get into the healthcare field as a Personal Care Attendant, or PCA, because of her father, Craig (pictured with Aliyah), who got sick when she was in the fifth grade. “I helped my mom take care of him as his condition worsened,” she says. “I knew that I wanted to […]

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