Brattleboro, VT local health office building

The Brattleboro Local Health Office is the local face of public health in Windham County, and our staff live in the towns we serve. We serve all Vermonters, working in your communities, schools, worksites, and with local government and local healthcare providers. We help pregnant women, new mothers and young children to eat well and learn about nutrition. Our office provides oral health care and supports programs that help people form healthy habits, such as the being physically active. We support children with special health needs and we work towards the prevention of chronic disease including substance abuse. In partnership with local schools and health care providers, we prevent the spread of communicable diseases and provide immunizations. We invite you to learn about the many ways we can help you, your family, and your community.

Contact Information
Brattleboro Local Health Office
232 Main Street, Suite 3
Brattleboro, VT 05301

Prudence MacKinney, District Director
888-253-8805 or 802-257-2880

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Communities Served

Athens, Brattleboro, Brookline, Dover, Dummerston, Guilford, Halifax, Jamaica, Marlboro, Newfane, Putney, Somerset, Stratton, Townshend, Vernon, Wardsboro, Westminster, Whitingham, Wilmington

In This Section

WIC is the Federal Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children.

We work diligently to improve and support the health, safety, and wellbeing of mothers and children.

The environment in which we grow, live, work and age has an impact on our health, and the way our communities are designed directly impacts our ability to thrive.

Worksite wellness programs and policies are important to helping adults lead healthy lives.

We work collaboratively with supervisory unions, families, and organizations across Windham County to improve the health and wellbeing of school aged children.

We work closely with families and medical practices to increase the number of people in Windham County who receive all their recommended immunizations.

The Brattleboro Local Health Office investigates reportable diseases in Windham County and educates the public about disease transmission and prevention.

Regional Substance Abuse Prevention Consultants work with community groups, schools, human service agencies, hospitals, law enforcement, parents, youth and others to strengthen the community’s health and decrease substance abuse.

We provide schools, health care providers and community groups with resources to support quitting smoking. We assist coalitions, towns and worksites on the development of tobacco policies and ordinances.

The Brattleboro Local Health Office works with town officials, local hospitals, medical providers and emergency medical services in order to plan, respond to and help prevent public health emergencies.