St. Albans

St. Albans

S. Albans, VT local health office building

We are your local public health office. We deliver a wide range of public health services and support healthy lifestyles where we live, work and play. Our WIC program offers healthy foods, nutrition counseling, breastfeeding support, health education and connections to other community resources. We provide immunizations, support dental health care, improve access to alcohol and drug abuse treatment and recovery information, identify and stop the spread of disease and respond to public health emergencies.

We collaborate with schools, worksites, cities, towns and community organizations to improve the health and well-being of everyone. We support improved access to and consumption of healthy foods, encourage use of community recreational resources, promote the importance of smoke-free environments and quitting smoking, support communities to include health in their planning and policies, develop partnerships to maximize resources and explore opportunities to create partnerships that promote healthy behaviors.

Contact us to learn how we can support you and your family on your journey to embrace a healthy lifestyle.

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Testing Your Water? Drop Off Samples in St. Albans!

If you drink water from a well, it’s important to test it. What’s in your water can affect your health – whether it’s arsenic, lead, E. coli or another contaminant.

To test your well water:

1. Order a test kit from the Department of Health Laboratory by calling 800-660-9997 or 802-338-4736. The Health Department recommends the following testing schedule: 

  • Total coliform bacterial test - every year, $14
  • Inorganic chemical test (arsenic, lead, nitrate and more) - every five years, $100
  • Gross alpha radiation screen - every five years, $45

2. Follow the instructions on the kit to take samples of your water.

3. Drop off the samples at the St. Albans Office of Local Health.

  • Drop-off hours: Monday through Friday, 7:45-11:30 a.m. (except State holidays)
  • Drop-off location: St. Albans Local Health Office, 27 Federal Street, Suite 201, St. Albans, VT

Learn more at

Contact Information
St. Albans Office of Local Health
27 Federal Street, Suite 201
St. Albans, VT 05478
District Director
888-253-8801 or 802-524-7970
Fax: 802-527-5405
Communities Served

Alburg, Bakersfield, Berkshire, Enosburg, Fairfax, Fairfield, Fletcher, Franklin, Georgia, Grand Isle, Highgate, Isle La Motte, Montgomery, North Hero, Richford, St. Albans City, St. Albans Town, Sheldon, South Hero, Swanton

In This Section

WIC provides access to healthy foods, nutrition education, breastfeeding support and referrals to health care and other community resources. You can trust WIC to be your family's nutrition expert during pregnancy, infancy and early childhood.

The St. Albans Local Health Office promotes the health and wellness of women, children and families throughout their lives.

We work with many partners so that our communities will be a place where people of all ages and abilities can move safetly and get healthy food.

We work with local employers to start worksite wellness programs. Programs that make it easier to live a healthy life are good for Vermont workers and good for Vermont businesses too.

We work to improve the health and well-being of school-aged children across Franklin and Grand Isle counties.  We support supervisory unions, school districts, community organizations, students and their families by helping with high-impact strategies that make a difference in health.

We work closely with families and medical practices to increase the number of people in Franklin and Grand Isle Counties who receive all their recommended immunizations. 

We work with partners in Franklin and Grand Isle Counties to prevent disease. We provide education and other resources. When disease occurs, we work to identify it and stop it from spreading. We welcome your questions about infectious disease.

Your Regional Substance Abuse Prevention Consultant works with our communities to reduce substance misuse through education, planning and referral. 

In an effort to reduce tobacco use in Franklin County, we connect tobacco prevention and quit partners with schools and community organizations.

The St. Albans Local Health Office is trained and ready to respond to public health emergencies so that people in our community can stay healthy and safe.