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.

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

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, tick activity is highest in the spring, summer and fall. Take action against tick bites to prevent anaplasmosis, Lyme and other tickborne 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.

Children who have lead poisoning don’t look or act sick. But lead can cause serious health problems.

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