Health advocates say the New England states have failed to deliver on a pledge to use money from the
tobacco settlement for prevention programs, with most states funding programs
at only 20 percent of recommended levels.
Vermont public health officials say they’re confident the
state is well prepared if there’s an emergency or a disease outbreak.
report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says that Vermont has done what it needs to be ready.
Officials from the Centers for Disease control hear from Vermonters about skin irritation and other problems. The officials also plan to visit residents in their homes and may help the state design a study to look at the health impacts of chloramine.