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Flooding in Vermont

Find information on what to do during and after a flood, including health and safety information about returning to a home or business and cleaning up flooded homes. This web page is updated regularly with new information, so please check back for updates.

On-Demand THO Trainings

The table below has on-demand 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.

Go to the THO Manual

TopicTitleFile TypeLength
Drinking WaterAfter the Flood: Private Well Disinfection and TestingVideo12:01
MoldMold for Town Health OfficersVideo20:47
Cyanobacteria (Blue-Green Algae)How to Identify CyanobacteriaVideo02:23
Drinking WaterTown Health Officers and Private Water SuppliesVideo18:49
RadonResidential Radon in VermontVideo08:47
LeadVermont Lead LawVideo48:40
Waste, Recycling & CompostingVermont's Universal Recycling LawVideo43:37
PestsInspecting for PestsVideo08:09
AsbestosAsbestos and the Role of Town Health OfficersVideo29:22
Rental HousingMobile Home ParksPDF 
Health OrdersHealth OrdersPDF 
THO DutiesDuties of a Town Health OfficerPDF 
BuildingsDangerous Buildings and the THOPDF 
BuildingsDangerous Buildings and the THOAudio18:40
Health OrdersWriting Defensible Health OrdersPDF 
Health OrdersWriting Defensible Health OrdersAudio1:00:26
Open BurningOpen Burning (and incineration, too)PDF 
Open BurningOpen Burning (and incineration, too)Audio22:51
RabiesRabies and Animal Bites: Roles and Responsibilities of THOsVideo26:35
Water and WastewaterWastewater Systems 101PDF 
Drinking WaterPublic Drinking Water System Regulation in VermontVideo20:17
Swimming AreasMaintaining Safe Recreational WatersOnline Course 
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