Expecting & New Parents

new mother with infant

New parents have a lot to consider when it comes to their child's health. Find information and resources to help new and expecting parents keep the youngest Vermonters healthy and safe.

Information for You

As an adult, it is important to stay up to date with vaccinations to reduce your risk of preventable illness.

There are three main types of botulism: foodborne, intestinal and wound.

Haemophilus influenza (Hib) is a bacterium that can cause infections, such as pneumonia and ear infections. The most commonly known type is Haemophilus influenza type b (also called Hib).

Laboratories can test water and soil to find out if they contain certain radioactive materials.

There is no safe level of lead in the body. Lead can harm anyone, but babies, young children and pregnant women are at special risk.

Lead poisoning can be prevented when you know what danger signs and hazards to look for in your home and in other places.

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