Community Partners

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Local organizations and coalitions are partners in public health. Check out resources, guidance and funding opportunities to help protect and promote the health of Vermonters in your community.

Information for You

If you are trying to become pregnant or are just thinking about it, it is never too early to start getting ready for pregnancy.

According to Vermont law: An abused or neglected child is a child whose physical health, psychological growth, and development or welfare is harmed or is at substantial risk of harm by the acts or omissions of his or her parent or other person responsible for the child's welfare.

All babies born in Vermont have the opportunity to receive a newborn screening test to check for rare but serious diseases which may not be apparent at birth.

WIC is a nutrition program for you and your growing family. WIC includes nutrition education, breastfeeding support, healthy foods and health care referrals.

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.

Core funding for Vermont’s Maternal and Child Health division comes from the Title V Maternal and Child Health Services Block Grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA).

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