Consistent and correct use of condoms reduces the risk of STDs and HIV transmission. Your personal supply of free condoms are available at 28 locations throughout Vermont.
Dedicated 3-4-50 partners that have identified wellness measures that they currently employ or will accomplish within 12 months of signing-on.
Schools play a critical role in promoting the health of young people and helping them establish lifelong healthy behaviors, from early child care through college. Proper nutrition and regular physical activity improves academic performance.
Businesses play an important role in promoting health and reducing the risk of chronic disease. Over 60 percent of Vermont adults employed outside the home are either overweight or obese, and over half have at least one chronic condition. Chronic disease places a significant financial burden on employers in health care costs and lost productivity. Worksite wellness programs help improve the bottom line.
Communities that are built to support physical activity, safe walking and biking, use of public transportation, and easy access to fresh foods are essential for good health.
The Hub & Spoke system is a statewide partnership of clinicians and treatment centers that provide medication-assisted therapy to Vermonters addicted to opioid drugs.
The Health Department works with law enforcement, health care, youth-serving organizations, schools and communities to reduce risks that contribute to addiction while promoting healthy lifestyles.
3 behaviors (smoking, physical inactivity and poor nutrition) cause four diseases (diabetes, cancer, heart disease and lung disease), resulting in more than 50% of deaths in Vermont. How are we and our partners doing at prevention?
How are we doing at promoting policies that ensure Vermonters can grow up, live and work in a healthy environment?
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