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).

Information for You

Most people who abuse prescription painkillers get them from friends or family – often straight out of the medicine cabinet. Find out how to properly dispose of prescription medications.

Check here often for changing notifications and updates of interest to the EMS community.

Here are important documents you will need to take a practical exam, apply for or renew a personnel license, operate an EMS agency, provide training, become a HeartSafe community, or offer Public Access Defibrillation.

Unsafe injection practices can be a serious threat to a patient’s health.

The Radiological Health Program works to protect the public from unnecessary exposure to radiation. Staff inspect x-ray instruments and license x-ray facilities.

Understanding our community-level vulnerabilities can help us all prepare for emergencies like floods and heat waves.

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