For Immediate Release: April 9, 2024 Media Contacts: Ben Truman │ Vermont Department of Health 802-316-2117 / 802-863-7281 [email protected] Scott Waterman | Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets 802-622-4662 [email protected] Know the Health Risks when Raising Backyard Birds Even...
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Gun violence affects the lives of many Vermonters each year. Firearm-related injuries and deaths are preventable and we can all play a role in creating safer communities.
COVID-19 guidance for PreK-12 schools.
PCBs are a group of human-made chemicals that can cause serious health problems. Vermont has requirements for schools built or renovated before 1980 to test for PCBs in indoor air and to make fixes if levels are high.
Keep yourself and those around you safe.
Act 66, passed in 2019, requires all Vermont school and child care providers to test their drinking and cooking water for lead. If lead is found at or above the action level, the tap must be taken out of service...
Vermont law requires all schools and licensed or registered child care facilities to test their drinking water for lead and remediate if levels are at or above 4 parts per billion (ppb).
Resources for families and caregivers using Emergency Medical Services for their children.
Dry cleaners use chemicals to clean clothes and other fabrics. When these chemicals are breathed in, they can be harmful to your health. They can remain in the environment for decades.