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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

Rivers, ponds, lakes, and streams may contain disease-causing microorganisms. Swimming in these waters may result in health effects such as minor skin rashes, sore throats, diarrhea, or more serious problems.

Regulated asbestos abatement activities must be performed by professionals—trained, certified, and licensed asbestos abatement individual contractors or certified asbestos abatement contractor entities.

Healthy community design means planning and designing communities that supports active living and healthy eating, making it easier for people to live healthy lives.

Most people who abuse prescription painkillers get them from friends or family – often straight out of the medicine cabinet. Find out how to properly dispose of prescription medications.

To report a case or reach an OCME investigator for consultation, call our Vermont toll free number (888-552-2952).

Every other year, since 1993, the Health Department and the Agency of Education sponsor the Vermont Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS).

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