Vermont Health Department

New England News
7:30 pm
Fri January 30, 2015

Vermont Health Department Finds Positive Results For TB

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The Vermont Health Department says seven children and one adult from the Charlotte Central School have tested positive for tuberculosis. None of those who tested positive are sick.

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New England News
2:20 am
Thu January 22, 2015

Vermont Health Department Warns Travelers Of Ailment

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The Vermont Health Department is warning travelers to the Caribbean, Central and South America and parts of Mexico of a new mosquito-borne disease.

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New England News
10:15 pm
Tue August 19, 2014

Vermont Health Department Fears 'Spice' Usage

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Officials at the Vermont Health Department say they're concerned about a number of overdoses involving the synthetic drug known as spice that have been reported recently in New Hampshire.

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New England News
9:00 am
Sat August 9, 2014

West Nile Virus Found In Vermont Pool

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The Vermont Health Department says tests have detected West Nile virus in the state for the first time this season.

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New England News
11:45 pm
Mon August 4, 2014

Health Department Urges Nuke Pill Replacement

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The Vermont Health Department is urging adults who live near the Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant to replace their potassium iodide tablets.

The pills are available for anyone who lives or works in the six towns within the emergency planning zone around the Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant: Brattleboro, Dummerston, Guilford, Halifax, Marlboro and Vernon.

The adult tablets expire at the end of the month. Tablets for children are not expiring and don't need to be replaced.

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New England News
12:30 pm
Sun July 6, 2014

Vermont Health Officials Warning Of Measles Spread

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The Vermont Health Department wants health care providers to be alert for measles because the highly contagious disease has been found in 18 states this year.

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New England News
9:45 pm
Mon June 30, 2014

Vermont Evaluating Heroin Antidote Use At 6 Months

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Vermont Health Department statistics show that overdose antidote kits for heroin and other opiate drugs distributed to the general public were used 38 times to treat overdoses during the first six months of a pilot program.

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North Country News
9:30 pm
Mon November 18, 2013

VT Health Dept. Set to Distribute Overdose Remedy

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The Vermont Health Department is launching a program to distribute an antidote for opium-based drug overdoses directly to addicts.

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North Country News
10:00 am
Sun October 27, 2013

VT Health Dept. Urges Testing Children for Lead

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The Vermont Health Department is urging parents to make sure their children are tested for lead poisoning.

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North Country News
2:30 pm
Sat August 31, 2013

Tests Find More EEE Virus in Vt. Mosquito Pools

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The Vermont Health Department says tests have found more mosquito pools infected with the virus that causes the potentially deadly disease Eastern equine encephalitis.

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