Vermont Announces First Coronavirus Case: Health Experts Answer Your Questions
Vermont health officials have announced the state's first confirmed case of COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus. This hour, we get an update from State Epidemiologist Patsy Kelso. We also check in with the chief medical officer at Southwestern Vermont Medical Center, where the COVID-19 case is being treated. And Vermont U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy joins us to talk about federal response to coronavirus, including an $8.3 billion spending bill signed by the president last week.
Our guests are:
- Patsy Kelso, State Epidemiologist for the Vermont Department of Health
- Sen. Patrick Leahy, U.S. Senator representing Vermont
- Dr. Trey Dobson, Emergency Physician and Chief Medical Officer at Southwestern Vermont Medical Center
Broadcast live at noon on Monday, Mar. 9, 2020; rebroadcast at 7 p.m.