2016 News Releases

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.

Title Date Type
NEWS: Cannabis on Campus: 5th Annual College Symposium
10/10/2016 PDF Download
NEWS: Vermont Ranked 2nd Healthiest for Women, Children & Infants
09/29/2016 PDF Download
NEWS: Avoid Tick Bites to Prevent Anaplasmosis
09/27/2016 PDF Download
NEWS: Remember '049': Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Awareness Day
09/09/2016 PDF Download
NEWS: Collaborating for Families Affected by Substance Use Conference
09/02/2016 PDF Download
NEWS: Vermont Teen Immunization Rates Increasing
08/31/2016 PDF Download
NEWS: Get Your Flu Shot – For Yourself and to Help Protect Those Who Can’t
11/04/2016 PDF Download
NEWS: Vermonters Reminded to be Mindful of Rabies
05/03/2016 PDF Download
NEWS: Community Solutions to Opioid Addiction Conference
03/31/2016 PDF Download
NEWS: Earth Day 2016-Help Reduce Climate Impacts on Your Health
04/22/2016 PDF Download
NEWS: Free Program Inspires Barre Woman to Steer Clear of Type 2 Diabetes
01/20/2016 PDF Download
NEWS: Vermont pharmacies can now sell naloxone without a prescription
08/25/2016 PDF Download
NEWS: Health Department Announces PFOA Blood Test Results
07/26/2016 PDF Download
NEWS: Health Department Offers Additional PFOA Blood Test Clinics
05/11/2016 PDF Download
NEWS: Take Action to Prevent Tickborne Diseases
05/02/2016 PDF Download
NEWS: 3>4>50 Vermont Aims to Reverse Epidemic of Chronic Disease
05/27/2016 PDF Download
NEWS: Health Officials Warn Street Drug Users of Deadly Strain of Heroin
08/15/2016 PDF Download
NEWS: Heavy Rains Create Potentially Dangerous Swim Conditions
08/17/2016 PDF Download
NEWS: Hinesburg Boy Scout Tackles Radon Issues in His Community
01/13/2016 PDF Download
NEWS: April 30 is National Prescription Drug Take Back Day
04/29/2016 PDF Download
NEWS: Nasal Spray Flu Vaccine Not Recommended
08/18/2016 PDF Download
OPINION: Refugees and the Public Health Question
Health Commissioner Harry Chen, MD on refugees and public health.
07/26/2016 PDF Download
NEWS: PFOA Blood Tests Offered to North Bennington and Bennington Residents
04/11/2016 PDF Download
NEWS: Public Invited to Learn How to Prevent Tickborne Diseases
07/06/2016 PDF Download
NEWS: Second Human Case of West Nile Virus Reported in Vermont
07/27/2016 PDF Download
NEWS: Stay Safe in the Colder Weather
01/22/2016 PDF Download
NEWS: 2015 Youth Risk Behavior Survey Reveals Good News and Critical Challenges
02/19/2016 PDF Download
NEWS: Health Dept. Applauds New Federal Rule Banning Smoking in Public Housing
12/02/2016 PDF Download
NEWS: Quick Tips for a Food Safe Thanksgiving
11/22/2016 PDF Download
NEWS: Tips for Staying Safe and Healthy in a Winter Storm
12/31/2016 PDF Download
OPINION: I Support Community Water Fluoridation
Health Commissioner Harry Chen, MD on the value of community water fluoridation.
02/19/2016 PDF Download