The Health Department works closely with the Department of Disabilities, Aging and Independent Living and long-term care facilities to help them prepare for cases of COVID-19. Other types of group living settings, also called congregate care settings, can follow strategies to detect and prevent the spread of respiratory viruses like COVID-19.
resources for nurses
resources for nurses
Find information for the health care community, including health alerts and resources.
Vermont needs health care providers and facilities across the state to collaborate in the COVID-19 testing effort. By building capacity for prioritized testing everywhere in the state, we are also building capacity to respond to changing needs.
This resource provides guidance to school administrators and school nurses in the developing, implementing and evaluating school health services.
More than 200 primary care practices and 350+ individual and group dental practices are located throughout Vermont. Here is information about FQHCs, Rural Health Centers and free clinics.
We gather data on 40+ health care professions. From this we can calculate ratios of population to provider full-time equivalents, identify and direct resources to areas of greatest need.
The Board investigates complaints of unprofessional conduct and may issue reprimands or revoke, suspend or place conditions on professional licenses and certifications, or take action where appropriate to protect public health and safety.
Electronic reporting allows Eligible Professionals and Eligible Hospitals with certified electronic medical records to meet the Meaningful Use measures related to Public Health.
A variety of federal and state funded educational loan repayment and loan forgiveness programs are available to health care providers to help meet the needs of Vermonters.
Public health nursing is a specialty practice within nursing and public health, using knowledge from nursing, social and public health science to promote and protect the health of populations.