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

For 70 years, community water fluoridation has improved dental health in Vermont. This is the single most cost-effective strategy a community can use to improve the oral health of its residents.

If your long-term care facility, school, child care facility or other institution is currently experiencing an outbreak or if you are looking for information to include in an outbreak plan, this section will provide guidance.

 

Babesiosis is caused by an infection with a parasite called Babesia. It can be transmitted to humans by the bite of an infected black-legged tick, the same tick that transmits Lyme disease and anaplasmosis.

Measles is a highly contagious illness caused by the measles virus. Measles can be prevented with measles-containing vaccine, usually as the combination measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine.

Vaccination coverage, or the percent of people who have received particular vaccines, is measured at national, state and local levels.

The Community Nutrition Network provides individualized nutrition services for children with special health needs who have specific growth, feeding and dietary needs, and their families.

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