Updated May 22, 2023
Effective April 14, 2023: Universal Masking Requirement Lifted at all North Star Health Locations
Despite the ending of the federal COVID-19 public health emergency on May 11, 2023, COVID-19 is here to stay. Prevention is key to better outcomes, and all of the following continue to be important: staying up to date on vaccinations, healthy living habits, good hygiene, and testing when experiencing symptoms. For further prevention information, see:
North Star Health is offering COVID bivalent vaccines. You can ask about one at your next appointment, or schedule a nurse visit if you are due. For current COVID-19 vaccine recommendations, see:
If You Have Symptoms and/or Test Positive for COVID-19
Please see Vermont Department of Health Symptoms and Treatment.
If you test positive for COVID-19:
- Isolation and masking are still required.
- In Vermont, you may be eligible for a pulse oximeter through the health department. (See Vermont Department of Health Pulse Oximeter Request.)
- Anyone over the age of 50 and/or with chronic health problems may be eligible for medication to treat COVID-19. (See Vermont Department of Health COVID-19 Therapeutics.)