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

Here is information about heart disease, risk factors, blood pressure, prevention, monitoring and treatment, plus tools and resources for individuals and families.

The Vermont Department of Health has the authority under law to approve laboratories that perform Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) related tests in connection with application for insurance coverage in Vermont.

HIV post-exposure prophylaxis, or PEP, means taking antiretroviral medicines (ART) after being potentially exposed to HIV to prevent becoming infected.

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.

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

Contacting a substance abuse counselor or program to get help can be hard, but it is a huge first step toward a healthier life. Treatment is effective!

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