People Living with a Chronic Condition

People Living with a Chronic Condition

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Many Vermonters manage chronic illnesses like asthma, cancer, diabetes, heart or lung disease every day. Find health, wellness and self-management information and guidance for people living with a chronic illness.

Information for You

Many Vermonters are affected by falls at some point in their life. People who are 65 years and older are increasingly at risk of falling, and therefore potentially injury. As we age, we are more likely to be injured in a fall.

Act now to prepare for any emergency – flooding, an ice storm, power outage, flu pandemic or disease outbreak. You may need to evacuate or stay where you are to keep safe.

You First can pay for services like breast cancer screenings, cervical cancer screenings, heart health screenings and lifestyle programs.

Vermont is a universal state, where the state Immunization Program purchases vaccines from the CDC federal contract at no cost to providers, for use in all children and adults.

Resources for families and caregivers using Emergency Medical Services for their children. 

Asthma treatment for a child or an adult will depend on the severity of their disease. The goal of treatment is to control the disease and prevent asthma attacks. An individualized asthma action plan is critical. 

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