Key COVID-19 Info

Breaking Announcement: Vermont’s State-Run Covid-19 Testing Sites to Close Saturday, June 25, 2022.

Vaccinations will continue to offered through the month of July, 2022. See below for more information.

Updated BMH Visitor Policy Effective April 18, 2022

The following general guidelines apply to all BMH visitors. Additional guidance may be in place depending on the patient’s condition and room assignment at BMH.

  • Recommended visiting hours are 10:00 am to 8:00 pm.
  • Patients may designate as few or as many visitors as they desire.
  • The clinical nurse administrator will coordinate visits after 8:00 pm
  • Visitors under the age of 12 must be healthy and accompanied by an adult while in BMH facility.
  • A family member or designated person may stay overnight in the patient’s room at the discretion of the clinical nurse administrator.
  • Visitors who exhibit signs of a viral or other transmissible illness will be asked to leave the hospital.

Visitors are required to wear a BMH-approved mask at all times while at BMH. If you do not have an approved procedure mask one will be given to you upon arrival. Cloth masks are not acceptable.

The following entrances are open and staffed by BMH screeners:

  • Emergency Room Entrance: Open 24/7
  • Hospital Main Entrance: Monday – Friday 6:30 am – 6:00 pm
  • Richards Building Entrance: Monday – Friday 6:30 am – 6:00 pm, Saturday 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
  • The Gannett Building (21 Belmont Avenue): 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
  • The Medical Office Building remains closed.  Please enter through the Richards Building.

Covid-19 Vaccination & Testing:

Important Announcement: Vermont’s State-Run Covid-19 Testing Sites to Close Saturday, June 25, 2022.

Vaccines will continue to offered through the month of July, 2022.

  • BMH closed its Covid-19 testing and vaccination clinics effective Saturday, February 26, 2022.   Rescue, Inc., assumed community testing and vaccination services in Brattleboro. If walk-in appointments are not available then you must schedule on the VDH website or by calling 855-722-7878.
  • The VT Department of Health (VDH) website will have the most up to date information on Covid-19 testing and vaccination.

BMH is providing the following information in conjunction with the national Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Vermont Department of Health to help keep our patients and neighbors informed about the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19):

COVID-19 & BMH

What is BMH doing about COVID-19?

Basics About the Disease