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

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

The Health Department recommends testing your private water source for common drinking water contaminants that may cause health problems if ingested.

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

Children interact with our environment much differently than adults do, which is why children’s environmental health is so important.

Each year a number of Vermont families learn their child has a serious lifethreatening illness. Pediatric Palliative Care program has supports to help people under age 21.

High quality early experiences promote brain development, socio-emotional skills and support learning for children so that they will succeed in school.

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