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REVISED COVID TESTING AND VACCINATION SITE SCHEDULE

COVID TESTING

The location for Covid testing is in the drive-up modular unit in the east employee parking lot of North Country Hospital,
189 Prouty Drive, Newport.

Current hours:
Monday, Thursday, Friday 8AM to 4PM
Tuesday/Wednesday – 10AM to 6PM

Register online for testing through the state website: https://www.healthvermont.gov/covid-19/testing/where-get-tested or walk-ins Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri are welcome. Appointments take precedent.

COVID VACCINATIONS

The walk-in clinic at North Country Hospital is NOT for booster doses. We are only offering 1st, 2nd, and immunocompromised 3rd doses. There are state clinics at the Derby Elks Club on Mondays from 9 am to 3 pm (every Monday from now through February) These are walk-in clinics that will offer Pfizer and Moderna – 1st, 2nd and 3rd doses as different eligibility groups open up. Walmart, Walgreens and Kinny Drug are also offering Covid vaccinations.

To register for a vaccine appointment or get information on walk-in clinics, visit healthvermont.gov/MyVaccine or call 855-722-7878. 

You will be asked to provide your name, date of birth, address, email (if available), phone number, and health insurance information (if available, but not required).

If you wish to speak with a nurse regarding COVID-19 questions between the hours of 8 AM and 4:30 PM Monday through Friday call our Covid resource line –
802-334-4139


Important Visitor and Vendor Information

Revised visitor policy as of June 18, 2021

Outpatient appointments (Primary Care, Specialty Clinics, Lab, Diagnostic Imaging, etc..): Every patient may have one support person with them.

MedSurg/ICU:  Visiting hours will be from 12 noon 8pm.  Visitors are encouraged to enter through the ED entrance.  Please limit to 2 visitors per patient at a time.

Emergency Department: Every patient may have one support person with them.

Maternal Child Health visitors: Visiting hours will be from 12 noon to 8pm.  Visitors are encouraged to enter through the ED entrance.  Please limit to 2 visitors at a time.  In addition, every laboring mom may have one support person and an additional fully vaccinated support person while laboring.

Surgical Services: Every patient may have one support person with them.  A support person may be allowed into Preop and PACU.  Support persons may wait in the Surgical Services waiting room while the patient is in surgery.

End of Life Care: The patient care team will manage visitation decisions.

About Coronavirus

With Coronavirus (COVID-19), the care of our patients, visitors and caregivers remains our top priority. North Country Hospital is closely monitoring COVID-19 developments in partnership with our  state health department and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC).

What are the symptoms?

Symptoms of COVID-19 may appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus. These symptoms can range from mild to severe and include:

  • Fever
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath

What can I do to protect myself and others?

Public health officials recommend the following steps to help prevent the spread of respiratory viruses, including influenza and COVID-19:

  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth
  • Stay home when you are sick
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue
  • Practice good hand hygiene by washing your hands often, using either soap and water or alcohol-based hand gel for at least 20 seconds
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces

Stay up-to-date  

Stay informed by visiting our Vermont Department of Health COVID-19 website. 

Click Here

Another valuable resource for you and your family is the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Click Here

 

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