Emergency Responders

Vermont EMS responders with patient and ambulance

Vermont's emergency responders work on the frontlines to save lives and protect health. Find all the information you need about licensing, certification, training and volunteer opportunities with Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and the Vermont Medical Reserve Corps (MRC).

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Vermont had 18 federally-declared disasters in the past 10 years, up over 50% from the preceding 10 years. Most of these disasters were a result of severe storms and flooding.

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

Many state, regional, and national GIS resources are available that can assist with public health work:

The Vermont Department of Health Laboratory offers two different types of environmental radiological testing

Wild Parsnip is very common in many parts of Vermont. The plants grow wild along roadsides and other unmaintained areas and produce yellow flowers that look like Queen Anne’s Lace.

The Radiological Health Program evaluates and manages the actual and potential public health impacts on Vermonters from activities at the Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Station, located in the town of Vernon in Windham County.

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