Refugee Health

Refugee Health Webinar Series

VMS held a webinar series on Refugee health. The goal of this series was to provide information to health care professionals to better serve and support Vermont’s refugee communities. Content was framed with a health equity lens that promoted culturally and linguistically appropriate health care screenings, services, and supports.

Recorded Sessions

Refugee Health Resources

Key Medical Resources

Additional Health Information

Mental Health Screening for Adults

Cultural Backgrounders

Educational Videos for Providers:

Additional helpful information

Translated Resource Materials: Dari and Pashto Translations

SAMHSA’s national coordinating offices on mental health.

Dari Translations

Pashto Translations

Resources for Refugees to the U.S.

Pashto versions

Dari versions

English versions








Varicella (Chickenpox)

Vaccine Information Statements (VIS)

Multi-Language Refugee Reproductive Health Network (ReproNet) Resources

Domestic Health Assessment for Newly Arriving Refugees in Vermont

  1. Newcomer Vaccinations: Newcomer Health ECHO, webinar slides
  2. Vaccine Coverage Calculator: World Health Organization
  3. CareRef demo Video
  4. CareRef: Guides clinicians through conducting a routine post-arrival medical screening of a newly arrived refugee to the U.S.