Vermont Department of Health

New England News
8:30 pm
Fri June 27, 2014

Vermont Set To Ban Smoking In Cars With Kids

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Vermont's top public health official is hopeful a series of new laws restricting smoking will encourage more people to quit.

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North Country News
10:45 pm
Wed March 26, 2014

VT Officials Say State Has Health Inequalities

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The Vermont Department of Health says there are health inequalities across the state.

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North Country News
9:45 pm
Mon December 23, 2013

VT Warns Of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

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The Vermont Department of Health is warning residents to be careful with generators and other equipment after the weekend ice storm resulted in a spike in carbon monoxide poisonings.

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North Country News
11:15 pm
Tue October 22, 2013

VT Tells Addicts: Time to Quit Smoking, Too

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The Vermont Department of Health is pushing to make state-funded addiction treatment centers tobacco-free by next year.

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North Country News
9:30 pm
Wed September 4, 2013

Horse with EEE Euthanized in Vermont

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The Vermont Department of Health says a horse in the town of Highgate has been euthanized as a result of becoming ill from Eastern equine encephalitis.

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North Country News
7:15 pm
Mon April 29, 2013

Vermont Officials Break Ground on New Health Lab

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A groundbreaking ceremony was held Monday  for a state-of-the-art new laboratory for the Vermont Department of Health.

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North Country News
11:45 pm
Mon March 4, 2013

Radon Testing at Child-Care Centers in 4 Vermont Towns

The Vermont Department of Health is testing child-care centers for radon in four Northeast Kingdom communities.

The testing is mandated by Head Start and included in the EPA's plan to reduce the risk of radon in schools and other child-care facilities.

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6:20 pm
Fri November 30, 2012

Health Department Changes Immunization Form Following Complaints

The Vermont Legislature’s Joint Committee on Administrative Rules held a hearing Thursday on new rules that will be implemented regarding immunization opt out rules for parents following new regulations passed by the state.

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4:45 pm
Thu September 6, 2012

Vermont Expands Ban on Bath Salts

The Vermont Department of Health has issued an emergency rule to further crack down on the sale of designer drugs known as bath salts.

Governor Peter Shumlin's office announced that the Health Department will expand the list of bath salt and compounds that are illegal to sell, make or possess in the state to include derivatives.  

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