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.

Information for You

Find out when to consider getting tested for COVID-19 and see the many testing locations throughout the state.

From trained medical professionals who respond daily, to citizen volunteers who step up during natural disasters, Vermonters like you make all the difference in our communities' health, safety and preparedness.

Heat can cause serious illness. On very hot days, sometimes your body temperature can get dangerously high. This makes you at greater risk for serious heat illnesses.

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.

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.

Health care professionals protect the health of Vermonters through efforts to mitigate, prepare for, respond to and recover from disasters, infectious disease, terrorism and mass casualty emergencies. The Health Department supports these efforts in many ways.

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