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JAN 4, 2017: The Health Department today launched a redesigned and reorganized website at healthvermont.gov, making it easier for Vermonters to find the health information they need.

Here are the most current news releases and opinion pieces from the Health Department. We start 2017 by unveiling our newly redesigned website here at healthvermont.gov.

Vermont is 2nd healthiest state for women, infants and children, teen immunization rates up, pharmacies sell overdose-reversal naloxone without prescription, PFOA blood testing, and more news.

Vermont ranked #2 healthiest state, #1 healthiest for seniors, Most Dangerous Leftovers campaign launched, opioid addiction treatment/prevention grants, TB, flu vax "selfies", HIV tests and more.

Vermont ranked 2nd healthiest state, Health Dept. gets accredited, among nation's best prepared for disease outbreaks, new laboratory opens, monitoring travelers for Ebola, fentanyl warnings, and more.

Pertussis wanes after vaccine campaign, Healthy Vermonters 2020 dashboard, OK to Ask Immunization campaign, chlorpyrifos contamination, EEE, Lyme disease tick tracker and more.

Health Department responds to statewide whooping cough oubreak, Eastern Equine Encephalitis, prescription drug addiction, launches Environmental Public Health Tracking portal. 

Vermont ranked #1 healthiest state, ParentUp videos show how to talk about alcohol, Health responds to spring flooding and then to flooding from Tropical Storm Irene.

Vermont ranked #1 healthiest state, H1N1 flu vaccination urged, investigation into tritium leak at Vermont Yankee, blue-green algae monitoring on Lake Champlain.