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.

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Anaplasmosis is a tickborne disease caused by bacteria called Anaplasma phagocytophilum.

Escherchia coli (E. coli) are bacteria that live in the environment and in the gastrointestinal system of humans and animals.

Benzene is the name of an aromatic hydrocarbon, C6H6. In liquid form, benzene is clear, colorless, and flammable.

Babesiosis is caused by an infection with a parasite called Babesia. It can be transmitted to humans by the bite of an infected black-legged tick, the same tick that transmits Lyme disease and anaplasmosis.

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

As temperatures in Lake Champlain and other fresh water bodies continue to warm due to climate change, and with more heavy precipitation, conditions will become more favorable for blooms to occur.

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