Parents & Caregivers

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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

eWIC gives you access to your WIC food benefits through a card that works like a debit card.

Good health is connected with academic success. Are Kindergarteners entering school healthy and ready to learn? Are school-age children getting the wellness exams they need to stay healthy?

Manufacturers who use chemicals designated by the State of Vermont as Chemicals of High Concern to Children, must report information about these chemicals to the Health Department.

Every EMSC program works toward nine performance measures determined by the Health Resources and Services Administration Maternal and Child Health program. This allows the EMSC programs to develop special goals, activities, and projects that prioritize improving emergency care for children within each state.

Act now to prepare for any emergency – flooding, an ice storm, power outage, flu pandemic or disease outbreak. You may need to evacuate or stay where you are to keep safe.

The Vermont Youth Risk Behavior Survey was developed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to monitor priority health risk behaviors that contribute to the leading causes of death, disease, injury and social problems among youth.The Health Department and the Agency of Education sponsor this survey.

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