White River Junction

White River Junction, VT local health office building

Serving East Central Vermont (Northern Windsor and Southern Orange Counties)

Our staff are based in your community – we are the local face of public health in Northern Windsor and Southern Orange County. We work in schools, at worksites, with your town offices and partner groups, and we serve individuals and families right in our office. We help pregnant women, new mothers and young children to eat well and learn about nutrition, we provide immunizations, and we support programs and policies that help all people form healthy habits. We invite you to learn about the many ways we can help you, your family and your community be healthy.

Contact Information
White River Junction Office of Local Health
118 Prospect Street, Suite 300
White River Jct., VT 05001

Laura McNaughton, District Director
888-253-8799 or 802-295-8820
Email AHS.VDHOLHWhiteRiverJunction@vermont.gov

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Communities Served

Barnard, Bethel, Bradford, Bridgewater, Chelsea, Corinth, Fairlee, Hartford (including Quechee, White River Junction, Wilder), Hartland, Norwich, Pomfret, Randolph, Rochester, Royalton, Sharon, Stockbridge, Strafford, Thetford, Turnbridge, Vershire, West Fairlee, Woodstock

In This Section

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

Our Maternal and Child Health coordinator works with health providers at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Alice Peck Day Hospital and Gifford Medical Center, especially with their family practices, pediatric offices and OB/GYN offices.

Staff members at your Local Health Office are experts in looking for policy and physical design solutions that promote active and healthy living.

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

Our school liaison works with schools, families and community partners in our region in order to improve health outcomes for school age children.

Our Immunization Public Health Nurse works closely with families and medical practices to increase immunization rates in East Central Vermont for infants, children, adolescents and adults.

In the White River Junction Local Health Office, we work to determine sources of disease and to control disease outbreaks

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 support community partners to help change in-store tobacco advertising and reduce exposure to secondhand smoke.

At the White River Junction District Office, we assist local emergency response and preparedness organizations to plan for public health emergencies.