The Health Department is committed to improving health equity. Health equity is inherent in our mission to protect and promote the best of health for all Vermonters.
The State Office of Rural Health and Primary Care works with and supports rural hospitals, clinics and health care providers to improve access to health care for all Vermonters.
Low-income adults and those with mental health and substance use disorders have higher rates of tobacco use – and greater impacts on their health and quality of life.