With tag: vermont_health_department
Shumlin Hails Vt's No. 1 Health Ranking
the fourth year in a row, Vermont has been ranked as the healthiest state
in the country. The state did well in categories including low incidences in violent crime and low-birth-weight-babies,
as well as low rates of infectious disease.
Health Department Says Whooping Cough Cases Rising
The state Health
Department says cases of whooping cough are increasing in Vermont. The state says there have been 201 confirmed cases
this year - and 68 of them have been reported from June 1 through August 8.
State Hospital Head Resigns
The head of the Vermont State Hospital is stepping down. Terry Rowe says she is leaving the post she has held for seven years to take another job in state government.
Delegation Introduces Health Care State Waiver
congressional delegation has introduced legislation that it says will let Vermont and other states provide better health care cheaper
starting in 2014.