Farmers & Outdoor Workers

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Farmers and many other Vermont workers spend a lot of time outdoors. Learn more about health and wellness for people who work outside.

Information for You

While the lone star tick has been found in all of our neighboring states, it has never been officially documented in Vermont.

Different worksites have specific needs and challenges.Find resources tailored for different types of occupations.

The Department of Health summarizes data from the Agency of Agriculture into weekly arbovirus surveillance reports

Many Vermonters are affected by falls at some point in their life. People who are 65 years and older are increasingly at risk of falling, and therefore potentially injury. As we age, we are more likely to be injured in a fall.

In Vermont mosquito season begins in spring, but does not typically pose a health risk until the summer months. Take precautions against mosquito bites to protect yourself from mosquito-borne diseases. 

Heat can cause serious illness. On very hot days, sometimes your body temperature can get dangerously high. This makes you at greater risk for serious heat illnesses.

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