2019 News Releases

Here are the most current news releases and opinion pieces from the Health Department.
Watch for Me-VT: Sharing the Road Essential to Safe Communities 11/19/2019
It's Time to Get Your Flu Shot 11/07/2019
Health and Safety Guidance for Returning to a Flooded Home 11/05/2019
Vermonters Urged to Dispose of Dangerous Paint Remover Products 10/10/2019
Asian Tiger Mosquito Found in Vermont 10/03/2019
First Case of Severe Vaping-associated Pulmonary Illness Confirmed in Vermont 09/16/2019
Health Department Requesting Provider Reports of Vaping-associated Respiratory Illness 09/05/2019
Vermonters Must be 21 to Purchase and Possess Tobacco Products Starting Sept. 1 08/29/2019
Mosquitoes in Essex Test Positive for West Nile Virus 08/23/2019
State Opts Out of Title X Funding That Would Limit Family Planning Services 08/19/2019
23rd Annual Rabies Bait Drop Kicking Off 08/08/2019
Brattleboro to Celebrate World Breastfeeding Week 07/22/2019
Extreme Heat and Humidity Expected Friday and Saturday 07/18/2019
As Vermont Waters Warm Up, Know and Watch for Cyanobacteria 07/02/2019
New Law Increases Security for Birth and Death Certificates in Vermont 07/01/2019
Know How to Stay Safe in Hot Weather 06/27/2019
Help Protect Your Brain by Keeping Your Body Healthy 06/18/2019
Ladies First Relaunched as You First 06/10/2019
Young Vermonters Recognized for Efforts to Curb Youth Tobacco and E-cigarette Use 06/04/2019
New Tobacco and E-cigarette Laws Will Have Major Public Health Impact 05/30/2019
PACE Survey Ends May 31 – Still Time for Teens to Weigh in on Substance Use Policies 05/22/2019
Vaccination Data Shows Most Children Getting Recommended Immunizations 05/08/2019
Vermont Primary Care Practices Recognized for High Child and Teen Immunization Rates 05/02/2019
Healthy Aging and Falls Prevention Go Hand in Hand 04/30/2019
Do Your Part: Drop Off Unwanted Medication on Take Back Day this Saturday 04/22/2019
Take Steps to Prevent Getting Salmonella from Live Poultry 04/19/2019
Health Department Investigating Gastrointestinal Illness Outbreak at Norwich University 04/17/2019
Having a Drink? Know Your A-B-Vs 04/16/2019
Coyotes in Salisbury and New Haven Test Positive for Rabies 04/12/2019
Health Department and UVM Call on Young Vermonters to Speak Up and Guide Substance Use Policies 04/09/2019
Statement by Health Commissioner Mark Levine, MD about recent suicide deaths and attempts 03/29/2019
St. Albans Pilot Program Aims to Make Water Testing Easier 03/11/2019
Keep Yourself and Others Healthy Throughout Flu Season 03/07/2019
Health Commissioner Levine Urges Congressional Efforts to Eliminate Measles 02/26/2019
State Data Shows Efforts Having an Impact on Opioid-Related Fatalities 02/14/2019
Vermont Youth Speak Out at the Capitol Against the Dangers of Flavored Tobacco and E-Cigarettes 02/12/2019
Test Your Home for Radon. It Can Save Your Life. 01/28/2019
Registration Open for Vermont Worksite Wellness Conference 01/23/2019
WIC Food and Nutrition Programs Continue Despite Federal Government Shutdown 01/18/2019
Exercise caution in the cold and snow 01/18/2019
Household Health Insurance Survey Finds Fewer Vermonters are Uninsured 01/09/2019
Kelly Dougherty Appointed Deputy Commissioner for Alcohol and Drug Abuse Programs 01/03/2019