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Recent News Releases - Past 7 Days

July 27, 2016

Second Human Case of West Nile Virus Reported to the Health Department

For the second time this year, a case of West Nile virus disease in a Windsor County resident has been reported to the Vermont Department of Health. The individual was hospitalized in mid-July and was diagnosed with neuroinvasive West Nile virus disease, which is a more serious form of the illness that affects the nervous system. Read more

July 27, 2016

August 6 Declared Hatchery Day in Vermont

Governor Peter Shumlin and officials from the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department today announced the declaration of August 6, 2016, as "Hatchery Day" in Vermont in recognition of the important role the state's fish hatcheries play toward benefiting Vermont's environment and outdoor recreationalists. Read more

July 27, 2016

Peregrine Falcon Nesting Cliffs Reopened August 1st for Hikers

On August 1, Vermont Fish & Wildlife will reopen the cliffs closed to hiking and access earlier this spring to protect nesting peregrine falcons. Read more

July 26, 2016

Health Department Announces PFOA Blood Test Results

Lab results are back for the 477 adults and children who participated in PFOA blood draw clinics. The Health Department conducted eight blood test clinics in April, May and June at the Bennington District Office for people whose private drinking water was contaminated with PFOA, or who currently or formerly lived or worked at the former Chemfab site. Read more

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