Bennington County to hold Family Fun Walk for Breastfeeding Awareness Aug. 5

News Release — Vermont Department of Health July 27, 2017 Media Contacts: Cathy Vogel 802-447-3531 Tristate Breastfeeding Awareness Task Force 802-447-6411 Bennington County Celebrates World Breastfeeding Week Join the Fourth Annual Family Fun Walk on August 5 BENNINGTON – Bennington County community members and local businesses will mark World Breastfeeding Week with a morning of […]




Mosquito pools test positive for West Nile virus

News Release — Vermont Department of Health July 21, 2017 Media Contact: Vermont Department of Health 802-863-7281 Know how to protect yourself from mosquito bites BURLINGTON – Mosquitoes collected in Weathersfield and Brattleboro have tested positive for West Nile virus. These are the first detections of the mosquito-borne virus this year. There have been no […]





Protect yourself from cyanobacteria

News Release — Vermont Department of Health June 28, 2017 Media Contact: Vermont Department of Health 802-863-7281 Protect Yourself from Cyanobacteria this Summer Knowing what cyanobacteria looks like is key to enjoying your time on Vermont’s waters BURLINGTON – To help Vermonters and visitors enjoy themselves at the beach and on the water this summer, […]







Health Department Survey: 65% of Vermont Adults Believe Flavored Tobacco Products Should Be Illegal

News Release — Vermont Department of Health May 31, 2017 Media Contact: Vermont Department of Health 802-863-7281 Survey shows flavored tobacco, especially fruit and candy flavors, appeals to youth BURLINGTON – High school youth activists joined community tobacco coalition volunteers and state health officials today in releasing the results of a public opinion survey that […]