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

As many as one in five women suffer from symptoms of depression and anxiety before, during, or after pregnancy, making this one of the most common complications of pregnancy.

Dental health is especially important for pregnant women because the bacteria that cause dental decay can be spread from mom to baby unknowingly.

Most people who abuse prescription painkillers get them from friends or family – often straight out of the medicine cabinet. Find out how to properly dispose of prescription medications.

Anaplasmosis is a tickborne disease caused by bacteria called Anaplasma phagocytophilum.

The Vermont Department of Health Laboratory performs molecular subtyping, and is a participant in the PulseNet program.

Very high immunization coverage is necessary to prevent the spread of many vaccine preventable diseases.

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