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Local organizations and coalitions are partners in public health. Check out resources, guidance and funding opportunities to help protect and promote the health of Vermonters in your community.

Information for You

Vermont's lakes, rivers and swimming holes are an important part of our recreational landscape. Whether boating, swimming or just splashing around, here are tips to safely enjoy waterways and pools.

You or your primary care provider can contact the HIV specialists at the Comprehensive Care Clinics in four locations around the state (Brattleboro, Burlington, Rutland and St. Johnsbury).

Vermont AIDS Service Organizations (ASOs) and community-based organizations provide HIV medical case managers or peer-to-peer support that connects people living with HIV to medical care.

HIV post-exposure prophylaxis, or PEP, means taking antiretroviral medicines (ART) after being potentially exposed to HIV to prevent becoming infected.

Sterile syringes are available at pharmacies throughout Vermont without a prescription, although individual pharmacists may choose not to sell them.

Consistent and correct use of the male latex condom reduces the risk of STDs and HIV transmission. Free condoms are available at all 12 Health Department locations across Vermont.

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