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

Most carpet is made with synthetic (human-made) materials. However, carpets can also be made of wool or other natural materials.

Lyme disease is the most commonly reported tickborne disease in Vermont. In 2016, Vermont had the second highest rate of reported Lyme disease cases in the U.S.

Manganese is a naturally occurring metal found in rocks and soil in Vermont that may be found in elevated levels your private drinking water supply.

Climate change will affect everyone, but certain people and certain places will be affected more than others.

Powassan virus disease is a rare but serious illness caused by the bite of an infected tick.

Group A streptococcal (strep) infections are caused by a type of bacteria responsible for a range of health problems: strep throat, scarlet fever, impetigo (a skin infection) and necrotizing fasciitis. 

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