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

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

The Health Department and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) have specific asbestos-related requirements for renovating and demolishing buildings and structures.

Thinking about renovating your home? If you are a do-it-yourselfer or hiring a professional, there are some health precautions you should know about before you begin a renovation project.

Every day people take in very small amounts of arsenic from the air, from water, and from food. Arsenic is a natural element found in some rocks and soil in Vermont and can g

The Health Department recommends testing your private water source for common drinking water contaminants that may cause health problems if ingested.

Communities that are built to support physical activity, safe walking and biking, use of public transportation, and easy access to fresh foods are essential for good health.