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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

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

Cyanobacteria, also known as blue-green algae, are common in Lake Champlain and other Vermont waters. Some types of cyanobacteria can release natural toxins or poisons (called cyanotoxins) into the water.

Asbestos is a mineral fiber that has been used in building construction materials for insulation and as a fire retardant.

Programs and services that help communities become as healthy and involved as they can be are a key part of alcohol and drug use prevention in Vermont.

We publish quarterly newsletters, several toolkits, data briefs, and other resources on physical activity, nutrition and obesity. 

Here is the State Tobacco Plan 2015-2020 and resources to help you support Vermonters attempting to quit tobacco and stay tobacco-free.

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