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Town health officers and local officials are tuned in to health issues in their communities. Find information, resources and guidance for town and municipal health officers, managers, clerks, and planners.

Information for You

Untreated surface water in rivers, streams, lakes, and ponds is not safe to drink unless it is treated to remove bacteria, viruses, and parasites.

Not all Vermont bays, lakes, and ponds are monitored. Be aware of changing conditions, and keep out of the water if you think cyanobacteria may be present. Check recent reports on lake conditions and season summaries. To find out if a beach or swim area is open, call the beach manager.

One way of helping a family understand what happened to their loved one is by performing an autopsy. Here is information on what to expect about the autopsy procedure and information about burials.

Cardiovascular Disease (CVD), or heart disease, is a serious health condition that affects over 37,000 Vermonters a year.

When a basemap or an atlas isn’t enough, the Health Department uses GIS web “apps” that address important public health issues using GIS technology.

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

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