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

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.

Antibiotics are drugs that kill bacteria, they do not fight viral infections like the common cold and the flu.

Escherchia coli (E. coli) are bacteria that live in the environment and in the gastrointestinal system of humans and animals.

For most school children and staff, the second largest contributor to their radon exposure is likely to be their school.

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