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

Vermont's Child Passenger Safety Program is designed to draw attention to the importance of child car seats and to help parents understand the 4 Stages of Seat Safety.

For more than 10 years, Vermont's EMS for Children program has worked with families, local emergency responders, hospital and community organizations throughout the state to improve emergency care

To help consumers find information about the quality of health care provided in Vermont, the Health Department publishes an annual statewide comparative report containing information about

The Vermont Department of Health Laboratory works closely with state offices and public water suppliers to monitor Lake Champlain and drinking water supplies for blue green algae toxins.

In Vermont, tickborne illnesses are most often transmitted between early spring and late fall since ticks are most active during warm months. Be Tick Smart - take action against bites to prevent Lyme and other diseases.

Is it a cold or the flu? Flu symptoms can often be confused with the common cold, but the flu usually comes on more suddenly and is more severe than the common cold.

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