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

In Vermont, tickborne illnesses are most often transmitted between early spring and late fall since ticks are most active during warm months. Be Tick Smart - take action against bites to prevent Lyme and other diseases.

Haemophilus influenza (Hib) is a bacterium that can cause infections, such as pneumonia and ear infections. The most commonly known type is Haemophilus influenza type b (also called Hib).

WIC provides healthy food, and a whole lot more, including nutrition education, breastfeeding support, and referrals to health care and other community programs. 

While all children develop at their own pace, some develop at a rate that may concern parents and providers. The Child Development Clinic evaluates young Vermont children up to about age 8.

You already know that breastfeeding is best for you and your baby. What you may not know is that learning to breastfeed can take time, patience and practice.

Schools share the responsibility with families and communities to provide students with healthy environments that foster regular opportunities for healthy eating and physical activity. 

Pages