Farmers, Outdoor Workers, Enthusiasts & Sports Players

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Many Vermonters spend a lot of time outdoors. Learn more about health and wellness for people who work and play outside.

Information for You

The Cyanobacteria (Blue-Green Algae) Tracker allows the public to check recent cyanobacteria bloom reports at shoreline sites and recreational swimming areas of Lake Champlain and various inland lakes in Vermont.

The Vermont Tick Tracker is a crowd-sourced tool that allows anyone to contribute to our understanding of ticks in Vermont. Ticks have become quite abundant in many parts of Vermont.

How are we doing at promoting policies that ensure Vermonters can grow up, live and work in a healthy environment?

Many Vermonters are eager to travel to warmer climates, but if you are pregnant or trying to become pregnant, do not travel to areas with the Zika virus.

The water test(s) to be ordered depends on the source of your water

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. 

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