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

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.

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

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

Children can come in contact with lead in many ways. Exposure to lead can slow down growth, development, and learning and can cause behavior problems in children.

Schools play a critical role in promoting the health of young people and helping them establish lifelong healthy behaviors, from early child care through college.

Hepatitis means inflammation of the liver. Hepatitis A is a highly contagious liver infection caused by the hepatitis A virus (HAV)