Emergency Responders

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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Living with uncertainty during the outbreak of COVID-19 is stressful for everyone. See tips to help get through this unsettling time.

First responders play a vital role in protecting Vermonter's health and well-being. Here are resources to support first reponders in their work.

Here are important documents you will need to take a practical exam, apply for or renew a personnel license, operate an EMS agency, provide training, become a HeartSafe community, or offer Public Access Defibrillation.

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 water activities.

The Division of Maternal and Child Health is committed to health and well-being before, during and after pregnancy. 

The main focus of the Commission is to identify and make available pre-incident behavioral health training and post-incident support/aid to all of Vermont’s emergency service providers. This page will be updated with meeting minutes and reports as they become available. 

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