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?
Communities all across the state have been facing the challenge of opioid addiction. How are we doing at preventing, screening, intervening, treating and helping Vermonters in recovery?
How prepared are we to respond to public health emergencies – infectious disease outbreaks, environmental threats, natural or man-made disasters?
How are we doing at preventing, diagnosing and treating sexually transmitted diseases?
How many people are diagnosed – or aware of how to prevent, treat or manage their condition?
How many people living with asthma have the education and care they need to manage their condition? How are we doing at reducing hospitalizations for asthma?
How many people living with diabetes have the education and care they need to live well longer?
Are recommended screenings being utilized, survivors living well longer, deaths from cancer decreasing?
How are we doing at preventing, controlling and treating the risk factors that lead to cardiovascular disease?
How well are we doing at promoting physical activity, healthy eating and food security to help counteract a growing trend toward obesity?