Policymakers & Researchers

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The Health Department has a wealth of data and tools for community partners, researchers and students on a wide range of public health topics. Use our data explorer to navigate community profiles, performance scorecards, the environmental public health tracking portal, health statistics and vital records, 3-4-50 pages – and much more!

Information for You

Web basemaps provide access to many public health mapping data sources. Different map data layers can be turned on and off. Users can zoom in on specific areas of interest.

The Vermont Youth Risk Behavior Survey was developed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to monitor priority health risk behaviors that contribute to the leading causes of death, disease, injury and social problems among youth.The Health Department and the Agency of Education sponsor this survey.

Domestic and sexual violence are serious, preventable public health issues that affect millions of Americans and thousands of Vermonters.

Department of Health rules and regulations are adopted, amended or repealed through a public process laid out in the Vermont Administrative Procedures Act. Members of the public are invited to provide input on proposed rules and regulations.

Many Vermont public health map atlases and dashboard-styled reports are available on a per-topic basis. These atlases and reports also allow viewers to download data in commonly used formats.

According to Vermont law: An abused or neglected child is a child whose physical health, psychological growth, and development or welfare is harmed or is at substantial risk of harm by the acts or omissions of his or her parent or other person responsible for the child's welfare.

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