Outdoor Adventurers & Sports Players

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Many Vermonters enjoy an active lifestyle, play a sport and spend time outdoors. Here are resources to help you and your family stay safe and healthy while doing the things you love to do.

Information for You

While the lone star tick is established in all of our neighboring states, it has only recently been documented in Vermont.

Along with the cold, snow and ice, winter weather can affect your health. The cold can cause frostbite or hypothermia and can contribute to heart attacks when shoveling snow.

The Department of Health summarizes data from the Agency of Agriculture into weekly arbovirus surveillance reports

Vermont's lakes, rivers and swimming holes are an important part of our recreational landscape. Whether boating, swimming or just splashing around, here are tips to safely enjoy waterways and pools.

In Vermont mosquito season begins in spring, but does not typically pose a health risk until the summer months. Take precautions against mosquito bites to protect yourself from mosquito-borne diseases. 

Get information about the flu vaccine, where to get vaccinated, and information on the effectiveness of the flu vaccine.

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