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Rx Drug Take Back Day Results

Published on May 21st, 2018 | by Deb Wolf

Washington County collected 24 boxes with a combined weight of over 600 pounds at the April 28th, 2018 Prescription Drug Take Back Day. The seven local collection sites included the Washington County Sheriff’s Department in Montpelier, ... Read More


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What is Tobacco 21?

Published on March 20th, 2018 | by Deb Wolf

Current PrEvents | March 19, 2018 By GINNY BURLEY FOR THE TIMES ARGUS Consider these facts: Smoking tobacco is the number one cause of preventable death in the United States. There are 500,000 premature deaths from smoking ... Read More


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Spaulding Students Are Youth Prevention Champions

Published on February 28th, 2018 | by Deb Wolf

Spaulding Students Receive Youth Prevention Champion Awards at Prevention Day Dawn Poitras (left) Student Assistance Professional (SAP) and youth group advisor for Barre Supervisory Union, presented Youth Prevention Champion awards on Prevention Day to Spaulding High ... Read More


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Into the Issues

Published on February 13th, 2018 | by Deb Wolf

Ann Gilbert represented Prevention on the “Into the Issues” forum on the opiate crisis, February 12th at Montpelier High School, moderated by Times Argus Editor Steven Pappas... Read More


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3-4-50

Published on February 12th, 2018 | by Deb Wolf

Current prEvents    February 10, 2018    Times Argus A Guide to Improving Family Health Would it surprise you to learn that over 50% of all deaths in Vermont are caused by just four diseases and ... Read More


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Our Voices Xposed Rally

Published on January 30th, 2018 | by Deb Wolf

at the Statehouse – All are invited February 6, 9-11 am Youth members of Our Voices Xposed (OVX) will march to the Statehouse to demonstrate their concern about the dangers of flavored tobacco on Vermont’s youth. ... Read More


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Safe Sharps Disposal

Published on January 29th, 2018 | by Deb Wolf

Current prEvents   January 27, 2018    Times Argus By ANN GILBERT, Director of Central Vermont New Directions Coalition Safe and easy disposal of sharps is a public health priority in Vermont. What are Sharps? “Sharps” is a ... Read More


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Vermont Report Card on State of Tobacco Control

Published on January 25th, 2018 | by Deb Wolf

Vermont’s Mixed Grades Show Stalled Efforts to Save Lives, Reduce Tobacco Use, Finds New American Lung Association Report 2018 ‘State of Tobacco Control’ report finds Vermont lawmakers’ efforts to reduce tobacco use was largely unproductive in ... Read More


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Combating butt litter

Published on December 15th, 2017 | by Deb Wolf

As a member of one of 13 tobacco community prevention grantees in Vermont, CVNDC Prevention Specialist Ginny Burley joined others at a network and sustainability training December 6th where she was a panelist and shared information ... Read More


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