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Healthy homes mean healthier Vermonters. Learn more about how to create and keep a healthy home environment for yourself and your family.

Information for You

The Health Department Lab tests for radon, blue green algae and for bacteria in water.

The Vermont Department of Health Laboratory works closely with state offices and public water suppliers to monitor Lake Champlain and drinking water supplies for blue green algae toxins.

The Vermont Department of Health Laboratory can perform total coliform/E.coli bacterial testing on any public water supply or private well

One in seven Vermont homes has unsafe levels of radon. Radon is a naturally occurring radioactive gas that can cause lung cancer. Testing is the only way to know if it is in your home.

Lead poisoning can be prevented when you know what danger signs and hazards to look for in your home and in other places.

The Vermont Department of Health Laboratory offers two tests for radioactivity in drinking water: gross alpha activity and radon in water

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