Child Care Providers

child care providers

Child care providers are important allies in making sure Vermont kids are safe and healthy. Find health information, resources and requirements especially for child care providers.

Information for You

Private water supplies are monitored and maintained by their owners, so it is important for them to do their own water testing and maintenance to make sure their drinking water remains safe.

Lead is a toxic metal that gets into drinking water from lead or galvanized iron pipes and fittings, lead solder, and brass or chrome fixtures.

Lyme disease is the most commonly reported tickborne disease in Vermont. In 2016, Vermont had the second highest rate of reported Lyme disease cases in the U.S.

Manganese is a naturally occurring metal found in rocks and soil in Vermont that may be found in elevated levels your private drinking water supply.

Nitrogen can take different forms in nature and is important for life in both plants and animals. The most common form of nitrogen found in well water is nitrate.

The mosquito that transmits Zika is not known to be present in Vermont. But travelers to Zika-affected countries can be infected, and the virus can be spread during sex with a Zika-infected sex partner. 

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