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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.

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National data shows that Vermont has one of the highest percentages of illicit (illegal) drug use in the country. Learn more about heroin and other illegal drug use in Vermont.

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, or COPD, is a large group of lung diseases characterized by airflow obstruction. COPD is often associated with symptoms related to difficulty breathing, but can be present without symptoms.

Low-income adults and those with mental health and substance use disorders have higher rates of tobacco use – and greater impacts on their health and quality of life.

Communities that are built to support physical activity, safe walking and biking, use of public transportation, and easy access to fresh foods are essential for good health.

Find contact information for Vermont EMS Office staff, EMS services, and EMS district chairs, training coordinators and medical advisors.

The Refugee Health Program works to protect and promote the health of refugees from the time they arrive in Vermont through a community-based system of care. 

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