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Find information, resources and curricula for educators who help Vermont students understand their own health and important public health issues.

Information for You

Asthma prevalence in Vermont has been higher than the nationwide rate since 2007.

Every other year, since 1993, the Health Department and the Agency of Education sponsor the Vermont Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS).

In Vermont mosquito season begins in spring, but does not typically pose a health risk until the summer months. Take precautions against mosquito bites to protect yourself from mosquito-borne diseases. 

Climate change is a long-term change in the typical weather conditions of a particular location, which could include warming, cooling, or changes in precipitation frequency or intensity.

The Health Department works to support or engage adolescents in promoting their own health and healthy development.

Becoming insured is the first step in being able to access health care and screenings for children and youth.