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Spring 2022 Self-Management Programs

Posted in Classes & Events on March 7, 2022

The following virtual classes are free and open to the public: Virtual Diabetes Self-Management Program In partnership with The Giving Fridge, Porter Medical Center will be hosting a free virtual Diabetes Self-Management program for people diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. Participants will learn how to better manage their symptoms by focusing on seven self-care behaviors: […]

Number of Support Persons for Emergency Department Patients Temporarily Restricted

Posted in Helen Porter, News on January 5, 2022

COVID testing moves to by-appointment only Middlebury, Vt. – The University of Vermont Health Network – Porter Medical Center today announced updates to its visitor policy and scheduling for COVID testing. The decision to temporarily reduce visitation to its emergency department and move to by-appointment only testing was made in view of the continued spread […]

UVMMedical Center ICU staff putting on PPE. A Plea from the UVM Health Network: Get Vaccinated

Posted in Helen Porter, News on December 21, 2021

Across the UVM Health Network, we are doing everything we can to respond to the ever-changing challenges of COVID-19. Today, nearly two years into this pandemic, we continue to fight the impact of this virus. Our emergency rooms are packed. Our Intensive Care Units are nearing capacity. All of our people, providing all types of […]

Annual Children’s Memorial Service

Posted in Classes & Events, News on November 14, 2021

WHAT:       Event to provide parents and families an opportunity to honor the memory of a young person who has died, in a supportive environment with other families, caregivers and community members. The service will include music, reading of children’s names, a flower ceremony, readings or words of remembrance from family and others, and a slideshow […]

UVM Health Network Successfully Launches Second Phase of Its Electronic Health Record as Part of Access Action Plan

Posted in News, Uncategorized on November 10, 2021

Porter Medical Center and Central Vermont Medical Center are now fully live with Epic, connecting patients and providers across the Network BURLINGTON, Vt. – The University of Vermont Health Network has successfully completed the second phase implementation of the Epic electronic health record system at Central Vermont Medical Center (CVMC) in Berlin, VT and Porter […]

UVM Medical Center Staff Elect Community Provider as New Medical Staff President

Posted in News, Uncategorized on November 8, 2021

Dr. Heather Stein Brings Community Experience to Critical Hospital Leadership Position BURLINGTON, Vt., – The University of Vermont Medical Center medical staff has elected Dr. Heather Stein, the chief medical officer for the Community Health Centers of Burlington, as its new president – strengthening ties between the medical center and community health care providers. Dr. […]

Helen Porter Hosts “Walk-In Wednesdays”

Posted in Helen Porter, News on August 4, 2021

Learn more about job opportunities at Helen Porter Rehabilitation & Nursing by walking into Helen Porter (30 Porter Drive in Middlebury) any Wednesday in August between 10AM and 4PM! You will receive a facility tour and an on-the-spot interview. For more information on job openings, visit portermedicalcentercareers.org

High Blood Pressure Management Workshop

Posted in Classes & Events on July 12, 2021

The High Blood Pressure Management Workshop offered by My Healthy VT (also known as Health Coaches for Hypertension Control) is a proven, small group program developed to help participants ages 45 and older take control of managing their high blood pressure at home. This workshop meets weekly for 1.5 hours, for 8 weeks. Your trained […]

My Healthy VT

Posted in Classes & Events, My Healthy VT on July 12, 2021

Chronic Disease Self-Management Programs 2021 Chronic Disease Self-Management Programs offered virtually: Chronic Disease Chronic Pain Diabetes Management Diabetes Prevention Tobacco Cessation Anyone interested in registering for these free programs can view detailed descriptions and class schedules by visiting myhealthyvt.org. Registration for all programs listed is open to anyone in the state, regardless of location. Contact […]