Emergency Responders

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Vermont's emergency responders work on the frontlines to save lives and protect health. Find all the information you need about licensing, certification, training and volunteer opportunities with Emergency Medical Services and the Vermont Medical Reserve Corps.

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Vermont's lakes, rivers and swimming holes are an important part of our recreational landscape. Whether boating, swimming or just splashing around, here are tips to safely enjoy waterways and pools.

Vermont’s rivers, streams and lakes can be harmful to our health and safety when they flood. Learn about the steps you can take to stay safe before, during and after a flood.

In an overdose, opioids can slow breathing to the point of death. To save lives, the Health Department gives out a medication called naloxone (brand name Narcan®) that can reverse an overdose.

Every EMSC program works toward nine performance measures determined by the Health Resources and Services Administration Maternal and Child Health program. This allows the EMSC programs to develop special goals, activities, and projects that prioritize improving emergency care for children within each state.

The Vermont Statewide Incident Reporting Network (SIREN) is a comprehensive electronic prehospital patient care data collection, analysis and reporting system that has been in use since 2010.

If you are interested in becoming a Vermont EMS Provider, we recommend that you contact the EMS agencies near you to find out how to become a member or employee of their organization.

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