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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.

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Powassan virus disease is a rare but serious illness caused by the bite of an infected tick.

Public Health Statistics conducts surveillance of the burden of tobacco use among Vermonters and creates data reports to assist the Vermont Tobacco Control Program in making data-driven decisions for tobacco prevention and control.

College students represent a diverse yet distinct population with specific health risks and needs.

Rabid animals show a change in their normal behavior, but you cannot tell whether an animal has rabies simply by looking at it. Enjoy wildlife from a distance, and protect cats and dogs with rabies vaccine.

Group A streptococcal (strep) infections are caused by a type of bacteria responsible for a range of health problems: strep throat, scarlet fever, impetigo (a skin infection) and necrotizing fasciitis. 

Because of the risk of pregnant mothers giving the infection to their babies during childbirth, the Health Department recommends that all women be tested for group B strep at 35 to 37 weeks pregnant.

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