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Public health and health care professionals are the face of health care delivery and health systems in Vermont. Find up-to-date advisories, resources, and licensing and regulatory information for health professionals.

Information for You

Health care providers in Vermont are required to report certain infectious diseases to the Health Department. This information is then used by epidemiologists to track the spread of disease across the state.

Health care providers and laboratories are required by law to notify the Health Department regarding patients with certain suspected or confirmed reportable diseases

Here is information on Screening, Brief Intervention & Referral to Treatment, the Vermont Prescription Monitoring System, and the opioid prescribing rule, which goes into effect 7/1/2017.

In an overdose, opioids can slow breathing to the point of death. To save lives, the Health Department gives out a medication called naloxone (brand name Narcan®) that can reverse an overdose.

eWIC gives you access to your WIC food benefits through a card that works like a debit card.

3 behaviors (smoking, physical inactivity and poor nutrition) cause four diseases (diabetes, cancer, heart disease and lung disease), resulting in more than 50% of deaths in Vermont. How are we and our partners doing at prevention?

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