Young Adults

Young adulthood is an important time for health and wellness. Find information and resources just for young adults.

Information for You

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

Injury prevention is part of a comprehensive approach to enhancing health and quality of life for all Vermonters.

Childhood experiences, positive or negative, can have a major impact on long-term growth and development, and health. Negative or adverse childhood experiences can contribute to chronic disease, including mental and emotional conditions, in adulthood. These negative experiences are often referred to as toxic stress or adverse childhood experiences (ACEs).

Changes in the climate can affect human health, including: effects from extreme heat, extreme weather events, tickborne and-mosquito-borne diseases, cyanobacteria (blue-green algae) blooms, and air quality.

This year, one in six Americans will get sick from foodborne illness. Find out what you can do to keep yourself and your family safe.

Increasing physical activity and access to healthy diet choices are important in reducing the impact of chronic disease.

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