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

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.

Find free workshops, help paying for medicines, tips and fact sheets, mobile apps and information for health care professionals. 

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.

Arthritis is 100+ different rheumatic diseases and conditions. The most common form is osteoarthritis. Other common forms are rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, fibromyalgia and gout. Some forms of arthritis can affect multiple organs.

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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