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Published on May 17, 2022

Rutland Regional Reopens COVID Unit, 5 West Wing 

RUTLAND, VT – Rutland Regional Medical Center recently reopened 5 West as a dedicated negative pressure COVID Unit. This action was taken to accommodate and balance the needs of COVID positive patients and the high patient census in the ICU. 

COVID is still very much in our community,” said Rick Hildebrant, MD, Chief Medical Information Officer at Rutland Regional Medical Center. “We remain nimble and prepared to meet the needs of our community as COVID ebbs and flows during the pandemic.” 

The COVID-dedicated unit will be closed to all visitors. Currently, visitation elsewhere in the hospital remains unchanged.

About Rutland Regional Medical Center

Rutland Regional Medical Center, founded in 1896, is the largest community hospital and the second largest healthcare facility in Vermont. With a strong patient focus, consistent quality performance, nursing excellence and award-winning care, Rutland Regional remains dedicated to improving the health of families and individuals throughout Rutland County and beyond.

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