Parents & Caregivers

two Vermont moms with their two little boys

Parents and caregivers keep Vermonters of all ages healthy and safe. Find more information for people who care for the health of others.

Information for You

Children should begin receiving vaccines within the first few months of life.

Several infectious diseases are either not seen in Vermont, or are no longer a serious threat here. But even rare diseases require attention due to the possibility of importation from people traveling abroad.

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. 

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

Our team of medical social workers are here to help children and families with special health needs, and the providers who care for them.

A woman’s ability to access family planning, which allows her to choose whether and when to have children, has a direct impact on her health and well-being, as well as on the outcome of each pregna

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