Researchers & Policymakers

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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

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.

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

Low-income adults and those with mental health and substance use disorders have higher rates of tobacco use – and greater impacts on their health and quality of life.

In Vermont, diabetes is a serious health condition that affects over 40,000 adults, and is one of the leading causes of death resulting from a chronic disease.

Many state, regional, and national GIS resources are available that can assist with public health work:

As many as one in five women suffer from symptoms of depression and anxiety before, during, or after pregnancy, making this one of the most common complications of pregnancy.

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