Town Health Officer Trainings

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

NEW 2021 Legislative Updates to Investigations, Health Orders and Emergency Health Orders

NEW 2021 Legislative Update to Humane Officer Status


Topic Title File Type Length
Drinking Water Video 12:01
Mold Mold for Town Health Officers Video 20:47
Cyanobacteria (Blue-Green Algae) How to Identify Cyanobacteria Video 02:23
Drinking Water Town Health Officers and Private Water Supplies Video 18:49
Radon Video 08:47
Lead Video 17:26
Waste, Recycling & Composting Vermont's Universal Recycling Law Video 43:37
Pests Video 08:09
Asbestos Asbestos and the Role of Town Health Officers Video 29:22
Rental Housing Mobile Home Parks PDF  
Fire Fire and Life Safety PDF  
Fire Audio 28:19
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
Rabies Rabies and Animal Bites: Roles and Responsibilities of THOs Video 26:35
Water and Wastewater Water and Wastewater Guidance PDF  
Water and Wastewater Audio 42:15
Drinking Water Public Drinking Water System Regulation in Vermont Video 20:17
Swimming Areas Maintaining Safe Recreational Waters Online Course