The Vermont Department of Health Laboratory (VDHL) performs testing to monitor Vermont’s population and environment for threats to public health. When there is a threat, such as a novel strain of disease, a natural disaster, a chemical spill or a foodborne outbreak, the laboratory is prepared to respond.

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About the Public Health Laboratory

Our Vision: To be the most innovative, quality-focused, customer-oriented Public Health Laboratory in the United States.
Our Mission: To promote health and prevent disease by providing:

  • Quality Analytical Services

  • Leadership in Laboratory Science

  • Support to Public Health and Environmental Activities

What happens at the Public Health Lab? Check out the 2022 Laboratory Highlights. 


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If you need to reach Customer Service, please call 800-660-9997 or 802-338-4724.