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 safer sex supplies, such as condoms, free of charge.
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).