The Vermont Center for Health Statistics constantly tracks health data and trends to assess the health of Vermonters. We are responsible for research planning, data collection and analysis, consultation and reports, health data registry operations, and overall maintenance of the systems that contain the state's health statistics. We work to provide high quality health data to policy makers, researchers, communities and individuals in an efficient and timely manner. We collaborate with public health partners to support community needs assessments and evaluate health outcomes and services, while promoting an environment of research and learning. Our goal is to help inform sound health policy and program decisions – and provide the insights that can lead to improved health for all Vermonters and their communities.
The Vermont Center for Health Statistics coordinates and responds to the majority of public health data questions (except infectious disease epidemiology). We do not provide information or advice on an individual's medical diagnosis, treatment or prognosis. These questions should be referred to your health care provider.
In Vermont we have a long history of monitoring the health of the population. The first attempt to accumulate facts about diseases and deaths statewide began in 1857 with the collection of vital statistics. Read more about our history