2019 News Releases

Vermont again named the healthiest state, warnings about vaping illness, messaging of severe weather preparedness and response, and the importance of immunization and prevention of injury and disease.
Vermont the Nation's Healthiest State Once Again 12/09/2019
Health Leader in Substance Use and Addiction Appointed to U.S. Policy Committee 12/05/2019
Health Department Launches Cannabis Public Education Campaign 12/02/2019
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