Vermont Emergency Operations Center For Immediate Release: July 13, 2023 Media Contact: Vermont State Emergency Operations Center, [email protected] Vermont Reports First Confirmed Flood-Related Fatality BERLIN, VT – The Vermont Department of Health has confirmed the first death related to the...
For Immediate Release: May 10, 2023 Vermonters are proud of the COVID-19 response that Dr. Anthony Fauci deemed a “model for the country.” This included efforts to protect those living and working in correctional facilities in Vermont—the only state not...
Vermont law created a statewide medical examiner system in the mid-1950s. Death investigation relies on community-based death investigators coordinated through a central system led by a forensic pathologist – the Chief Medical Examiner.
Final Reports of Autopsy can take weeks to several months to prepare due to the detailed studies that may be performed during the autopsy procedure.
One way of helping a family understand what happened to their loved one is by performing an autopsy. Here is information on what to expect about the autopsy procedure and information about burials.
To report a case or reach an OCME investigator for consultation, call our Vermont toll free number (888-552-2952).
Here are answers to questions frequently asked by next-of-kin of the deceased.