Your Local Health Office in Newport investigates reportable diseases in our region. Reportable diseases are illnesses that are considered to be of public health importance and must be reported by health care providers and laboratories to health departments and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
To notify the Health Department about a reportable disease, call 802-863-7240 or 800-640-4374 (VT only). Someone is available to receive your report 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
We provide condoms for HIV, STDs and hepatitis prevention. Stop by our office during business hours to choose your risk-reduction supplies. HIV, STDs and hepatitis are treatable and preventable. There are resources available to help. Many are free or covered by insurance and offered in multiple locations across Vermont.
We also offer anonymous, environmentally friendly and free needle disposal. Drop boxes are located in the Emory Hebard Office Building, 100 Main St., Newport, second floor restrooms, Monday – Friday.
Lisa, Public Health Nurse
For 24 hour reporting of diseases call 802-863-7240 or 800-640-4374 (VT only).