Rules and Regulations

Department of Health rules and regulations are adopted, amended or repealed through a public process laid out in the Vermont Administrative Procedures Act. Members of the public are invited to provide input on proposed rules and regulations.

Title Topic
Advance Directives for Health Care Advance Directives
Anesthesiologist Assistants Board of Medical Practice
Asbestos Control Asbestos
Birth Information Network Newborn Screening
Board of Medical Practice Board of Medical Practice
Cancer Registry (eff. 05/22/2017) Cancer
Chemicals of High Concern in Children's Products Environment
Children's Comprehensive Dental Health Program Oral Health
Financial Assistance for Respite Care Children with Special Health Needs
Drinking Driver Rehabilitation Program Alcohol and Drugs
Emergency Medical Services Emergency Services
Food Service Establishments Food and Lodging
Good Manufacturing Processes for Food Food and Lodging
Personal Care Services Personal Care Services
Home Visiting Children and Family Services
Hospital Licensing Hospitals
Immunization Immunization
Blood Lead Testing and Reporting Lead
Lead Control Lead
Lead Poisoned Children Lead
Lodging Establishments (exp. 12/31/2017) Food and Lodging
Licensed Lodging Establishment Rule (eff. 01/1/2018) Food and Lodging
Maternal Mortality Review Panel Maternal Health
Newborn Screening Program Newborn Screening
High Tech Nursing Services Health Professionals
Prescribing of Opioids for Chronic Pain (exp. 06/30/2017) Health Professionals
Prescribing of Opioids for Pain (eff. 07/01/2017) Health Professionals
Medication-Assisted Therapy for Opioid Dependence Alcohol and Drugs
Patient Choice at the End of Life Compliance  Health Professionals
Patient Safety Surveillance and Improvement System Health Care Facilities
Radiation Protection Radiological Health
Regulated Drugs Alcohol and Drugs
Reportable and Communicable Diseases Health Professionals
Safe Disposal of Unused Drugs Alcohol and Drugs
Services to Incapacitated Inebriates Alcohol and Drugs
Shellfish Sanitation Food and Lodging
Public Spas and Hot Tubs Food and Lodging
Sexually Transmitted Disease Treatment Standards for Expedited Partner Therapy Health Professionals
Substance Abuse Treatment Certification Alcohol and Drugs
Medication Assistance Program (VMAP) (eff. 05/22/2017) HIV/AIDS
Vermont Prescription Monitoring System (exp. 06/30/2017) Health Professionals
Vermont Prescription Monitoring System (eff. 07/01/2017) Health Professionals
Rental Housing Health Code Housing