Public Health GIS

Public Health GIS

Map showing Vermont District Offices and district boundaries

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) technology utilizes locational data to perform geographic analyses and to create visual outputs such as maps. For example, open the Public Health Reference Map to view district offices, health districts, hospitals, and hospital service areas in Vermont.

GIS is used in a variety of ways to support public health in Vermont, including to provide reference maps, atlases, dashboards and web apps.

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Use this map to view and look up Vermont's health districts, district offices. hospitals, and hospital service areas.

Many Vermont public health map atlases and dashboard-styled reports are available on a per-topic basis. These atlases and reports also allow viewers to download data in commonly used formats.

The Health Department supports several web apps that address important public health issues using GIS technology. Some example use cases are: 

Many state, regional, and national GIS resources are available that can assist with public health work: