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COVID-19 has transformed our lives, but it hasn’t changed everything. Our love for our children; our desire to keep them safe; and our pride in their accomplishments all remain undiminished by this illness. As a longtime healthcare provider and a proud grandparent of seven, five of whom are school-aged, I’m paying close attention to the advice of trusted experts. In this newsletter, you’ll find helpful tips for masking kids and grandparenting during a pandemic. We hope these stories, and others on our COVID-19 website, will help you navigate these uncertain times.

John R. Brumsted, MD
President and CEO, The UVM Health Network

Kids and Masks: What You Should Know

A UVM Children's Hospital pediatric expert helps families stay vigilant in the fight against COVID-19 with tips and guidance on how to mask kids ages 2 and up.  

Grandparenting During COVID-19?

Providing childcare during a pandemic is a whole new challenge for our families. Get tips for grandparents from our Injury Prevention expert. 

Living in the Here and Now

Our physicians talk candidly about staying safe while trying to enjoy life, even as we learn more about this virus. 

Getting In-Person Support To Quit Smoking

When you're ready to quit smoking there is no waiting for a pandemic to end. Find out how Marilyn Powell is getting the support she needs to quit. 

Q&A Part 2: Racism, Health and Creating Stronger Communities 

Psychologist Marissa Coleman, who is also a member of the UVM Medical Center Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Steering Committee, shares additional insights on racial inequity, white privilege and having uncomfortable conversations.