Educators

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

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The Vermont Department of Health Laboratory performs molecular subtyping, and is a participant in the PulseNet program.

In this section you will find information that describes pandemic flu, and outlines how to prevent the spread of the virus and how to prepare for a pandemic.

For 60+ 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.

The Vermont Department of Health Laboratory conducts urine drug screening.

Preventing substance abuse reduces the risks that contribute to alcohol, tobacco or other drug abuse – while promoting factors that support healthy lifestyles and communities.

Childhood experiences, positive or negative, can have a major impact on long-term growth and development, and health. Negative or adverse childhood experiences can contribute to chronic disease, including mental and emotional conditions, in adulthood. These negative experiences are often referred to as toxic stress or adverse childhood experiences (ACEs).

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