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

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.

For 70 years, community water fluoridation has improved dental health in Vermont. This is the single most cost-effective strategy a community can use to improve the oral health of its residents.

The goal of SNAP-Ed is to improve the likelihood that Vermonters who are eligible for nutrition assistance, or SNAP benefits, will make healthy food choices within a limited budget. 

Vaccination coverage, or the percent of people who have received particular vaccines, is measured at national, state and local levels.

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