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
Temporary visitor policy
To help ensure a safe care environment and limit possible exposure to coronavirus, we have modified our visitor policy temporarily. Please note that moms in labor and delivery may have their partner with them in the hospital.
- All visitors and vendors will be screened for illness and asked specific questions.
- No Visitors are permitted in any area of the hospital, in practices or clinics
- 1 visitor with a patient in labor and post-delivery
- 1 visitor with a minor patient
- 1 visitor with a patient who has the need for direct assistance
- Single parent with more than one child
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:
- 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 informed by visiting our Vermont Department of Health COVID-19 website which is updated every day at 2pm with valuable, targeted information.
Another valuable resource for you and your family is the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). This is updated regularly with disease progression maps, links to help you with symptoms and testing, what to do if you are sick and much more.
Google has officially launched a dedicated website for coronavirus information and resources which is available at google.com/covid19.
The website is primarily dedicated to education, prevention, and local resources. With this site, people will have easy access to state-based information, safety tips, and search trends related to COVID-19.