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Town health officers and local officials are tuned in to health issues in their communities. Find information, resources and guidance for town and municipal health officers, managers, clerks, and planners.

Information for You

National studies have shown that air pollution in our homes can be more of a health concern than air pollution outside.

Rivers, ponds, lakes, and streams may contain disease-causing microorganisms. Swimming in these waters may result in health effects such as minor skin rashes, sore throats, diarrhea, or more serious problems.

For 60+ years, community water fluoridation has improved dental health in Vermont. This is the single most cost-effective strategy a community can use to improve the oral health of its residents.

Healthy community design means planning and designing communities that supports active living and healthy eating, making it easier for people to live healthy lives.

To report a case or reach an OCME investigator for consultation, call our Vermont toll free number (888-552-2952).

Every other year, since 1993, the Health Department and the Agency of Education sponsor the Vermont Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS).

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