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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 […]

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

Local organizations team up to address nurse shortage

Posted in Helen Porter, News on March 12, 2021

By:  John Flowers, Addison Independent 03/11/2021 MIDDLEBURY — There’s never been a better time for some people to enter the health care field if they live in Addison County. Helen Porter Rehabilitation & Nursing and the Patricia A. Hannaford Career Center are collaborating on a new course offering aspiring Licensed Nursing Assistants (or LNAs) not […]

No COVID Cases Found During Facility Wide Testing at Helen Porter

Posted in Helen Porter, News on August 28, 2020

Last week one of our Helen Porter residents received a positive COVID-19 test result.  In response, and in keeping with our protocols and state requirements, Helen Porter quickly engaged the Vermont Department of Health to investigate and act to prevent any potential outbreak in the facility. These actions included facility-wide testing of all residents and […]

Helen Porter Resident Tests Positive for COVID-19

Posted in Helen Porter, News on August 25, 2020

MIDDLEBURY— A resident of Helen Porter Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center has tested positive for COVID-19. The facility is notifying residents, family members of residents and staff of the case, which was discovered as a result of a facility-wide Phase 1 testing initiative as prescribed by the Vermont Department of Health. The resident is asymptomatic at […]

Helen Porter New plan drawing Major Renovation Project Launched at Helen Porter Rehabilitation and Nursing

Posted in Helen Porter on April 23, 2018

MIDDLEBURY– After many months of planning, fund-raising, and anticipation, a major renovation project was launched this week at Helen Porter Rehabilitation and Nursing. This $900,000 project will result in a state-of-the-art post-acute unit for residents recovering from surgery or other conditions requiring short-term rehabilitation, and a new end-of-life suite offering a comfortable and family-centered environment […]

Helen Porter Achieves CMS Five Star Performance Rating for the First Time

Posted in Helen Porter on June 9, 2016

MIDDLEBURY–Helen Porter Rehabilitation & Nursing has achieved it’s first-ever “5- Star Rating” from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), which is the highest CMS level of rating for the quality of care, staffing and results from health department inspections. In addition to notifying the facility, the data is published on the CMS “Nursing […]

Helen Porter Rehabilitation & Nursing Joins Vermont’s Health Information Network

Posted in Helen Porter on September 4, 2014

Second long term care facility in the state to participate in a network managed by Vermont Information Technology Leaders BURLINGTON, VT – Vermont Information Technology Leaders, Inc. (VITL) today announced Helen Porter Rehabilitation & Nursing located in Middlebury is Vermont’s second long term care facility to connect to the state’s health information network. Through a […]

ARCH “Family Center” addition planned for Helen Porter Rehabilitation & Nursing (HPHRC).

Posted in Helen Porter on July 18, 2014

MIDDLEBURY–Building upon a collaboration which has already resulted in the creation of three “home-like” end-of-life rooms for area residents, Helen Porter Rehabilitation & Nursing (HPHRC) and Addison Respite Care Home (ARCH) have agreed to move forward with another community service project— the construction of a new “Family Center” addition at Helen Porter. This project, which […]