2018 News Releases

Here are the most current news releases and opinion pieces from the Health Department.

It's Time. Get your Flu Shot. 12/04/2018
Below Average Cold a Reminder to Know How to Protect Against Hypothermia 11/21/2018
Appointments Full but Walk-Ins Welcome at Upcoming PFOA Blood Testing Clinic 11/20/2018
Have a Fun, Safe and Healthy Holiday Season 11/19/2018
You Can’t See It or Smell It. Know How to Prevent Carbon Monoxide Poisoning 11/09/2018
New Resources for Creating a Safe Sleep Environment for Baby 11/09/2018
National Article by Commissioner Levine on Public Health Response to the Opioid Crisis Published 11/08/2018
Health Officials Investigating Shigellosis Outbreak at Wake Robin 11/06/2018
Health Department Announces New Safe Needle Disposal Resource Hub 10/16/2018
Peer Recovery Coaches Provide Support and Assistance in Emergency Departments to Individuals with Substance Use Disorders  09/26/2018
State Report Recommends Actions to Address Lead in School Drinking Water 09/20/2018
Health Department Nurses Deployed to Assist with North Carolina Hurricane Response 09/17/2018
Recent Accidental Overdoses Lead to Warning about Street Drug Use 09/12/2018
Windham County Horse Tests Positive for West Nile Virus 09/11/2018
Vermont is Ready to Stay Steady 09/04/2018
Bennington/North Bennington Can Still Register for PFOA Blood Testing 08/21/2018
22nd Annual Rabies Bait Drop Begins in Vermont 08/08/2018
Registration Extended for PFOA Blood Testing Offered in Bennington/North Bennington 08/08/2018
Health Department Confirms First Reported Death Due to Lyme Carditis in Vermont 08/06/2018
Mail-Back Envelopes Expand on State’s Call for Safe Use, Storage & Disposal of Prescription Drugs 08/02/2018
PFOA Blood Testing Offered to Bennington/North Bennington Residents 07/27/2018
Brattleboro Celebrates World Breastfeeding Week 07/24/2018
Sunscreen Dispensers at State Parks Make It Easy to “Stay and Play Longer” 07/19/2018
Health Department Updates Health Advisory for PFAS 07/10/2018
You Can Know How to Protect Your Family and Pets from Cyanobacteria 07/05/2018
OPINION: Let's Work Together to Prevent Suicide in Vermont 06/29/2018
Mosquitoes in Springfield Test Positive for West Nile Virus 06/29/2018
Keep Your Cool as Summer Heats Up  06/28/2018
State Health Assessment Focuses on Health Equity 06/21/2018
Know What to Do if You Get the Flu 01/17/2018
Hub and Spoke Evaluation Shows Significant Impact Being Made on Opioid Addiction 01/22/2018
Snowshoes in the Library? Check them out! - Rutland County 02/05/2018
Vermont Youth Speak Out Against Flavored Tobacco 02/06/2018
Gov. Scott, AHS Sec. Gobeille Testify Before Congress about Opioid Epidemic 02/06/2018
Registration Open for 2018 Worksite Wellness Conference 02/08/2018
Mumps Cases Confirmed at St. Michael’s College and University of Vermont 02/16/2018
Ronald McDonald Mobile Dental Van Coming to St. Johnsbury School 02/20/2018
Northeast Kingdom Diaper Bank "A Change for the Better" 03/07/2018
Snowshoes in the Library? Check them out! - Windham County 03/08/2018
Resuscitation Academy Promotes “High Performance CPR” for Emergency Responders 03/14/2018
Asthma-Related Hospitalizations on the Decline in Vermont 03/15/2018
Vermonters Urged to Participate in Household Health Insurance Survey 03/19/2018
Know How to Avoid Salmonella from Live Poultry 03/27/2018
Health Department Investigates Norovirus Outbreak at Windjammer Restaurant 03/23/2018
Primary Care Practices Recognized for High Child and Teen Immunization Rates 04/23/2018
Turn in Unused, Unwanted, Expired Prescription Drugs on Take Back Day 04/24/2018
Vermont Works to Reduce Risky Drinking Behaviors Among Older Adults 05/09/2018
Stray Cat in Charlotte Tests Positive for Rabies 05/15/2018
Barre Earns Gold for its Commitment to Reducing Chronic Disease 05/17/2018
2017 Youth Risk Behavior Survey Reveals Increase in Current Use of Marijuana and Alcohol 05/30/2018
Enjoy Vermont's Wildlife From a Distance 06/04/2018
Vermonters Cautioned to Look but Don’t Touch "Poison Parsnip" 06/19/2018