Town Health Officer Trainings

Below are some on-demand town health officer trainings in multiple file formats. When you see the same title listed twice, there is a PDF file and an audio file to go along with it.

For additional information, the Town Health Officer Hotline is available Monday through Friday (except state holidays), 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at 800-439-8550.

Town Health Officer Manual
Get the THO Manual
Read the THO Law
Learn about the role of the THO


Topic Title File Type Length
Asbestos Video 16:32
Drinking Water Video 12:01
Mold Video 19:45
Cyanobacteria (Blue-Green Algae) Video 18:59
Drinking Water Video 09:27
Mold Video 18:09
Radon Video 08:47
Lead Video 17:26
Lead Video 13:40
Pests Video 08:09
Asbestos Asbestos & Lead Regulatory Program and the Role of THOs PDF  
Asbestos Audio 29:29
Rental Housing Mobile Home Parks PDF  
Lead Lead, Unsafe Work Practices, EMPs and the THO PDF  
Fire Fire and Life Safety PDF  
Fire Audio 28:19
Rental Housing Indoor Air Quality in Rental Housing PDF  
Rental Housing Monitoring and Compliance with Vermont’s Rental Housing PDF  
Health Orders Health Orders PDF  
THO Duties Duties of a Town Health Officer PDF  
Buildings Dangerous Buildings and the THO PDF  
Buildings Audio 18:40
Health Orders Writing Defensible Health Orders PDF  
Health Orders Audio 1:00:26
Rental Housing  Rental Housing Inspections PDF  
Open Burning Open Burning (and incineration, too) PDF  
Open Burning Audio 22:51
Ticks Lyme Disease in Vermont PDF  
Rabies Animal Bites and Rabies PDF  
Rabies Audio 19:43
Water and Wastewater Water and Wastewater Guidance PDF  
Water and Wastewater Audio 42:15
Bed Bugs Bed Bugs 101 for Shelters and Supportive Housing Programs Video 55:27
Cyanobacteria (Blue-Green Algae) Monitoring for Cyanobacteria Online Course  
Swimming Areas Maintaining Safe Recreational Waters Online Course