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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.

Information for You

Volatile organic compounds, or VOCs, is the name given to substances that contain carbon and evaporate or “off-gases” at room temperature.

The Vermont Department of Health Laboratory tests different types of environmental water samples for bacteria like E.coli or Legionella

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

Arsenic is a natural element found in rocks and soil and is often found in well water. It can also come from human activities and is used in some consumer products.

Coliform bacteria are one of the most common water contamination problems in private water systems in Vermont and throughout the U.S.

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.

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