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

In Vermont, tickborne illnesses are most often transmitted between early spring and late fall since ticks are most active during warm months. Be Tick Smart - take action against bites to prevent Lyme and other 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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Six tick species are known to bite humans in Vermont, and five can transmit diseases. But nearly all tickborne diseases reported to the Health Department are caused by the blacklegged tick.

Wild parsnip is very common in many parts of Vermont. Coming in contact with wild parsnip sap can cause burns.

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

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