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

Injuries, accidents, and poisonings are common in homes. Taking the following precautions can help prevent them from happening in your home and help to keep yourself and your family safe.

Lyme disease is the most commonly reported tickborne disease in Vermont. In 2016, Vermont had the second highest rate of reported Lyme disease cases in the U.S.

Climate change will affect everyone, but certain people and certain places will be affected more than others.

Manganese is a naturally occurring metal found in rocks and soil in Vermont that may be found in elevated levels your private drinking water supply.

Group A streptococcal (strep) infections are caused by a type of bacteria responsible for a range of health problems: strep throat, scarlet fever, impetigo (a skin infection) and necrotizing fasciitis. 

Nitrogen can take different forms in nature and is important for life in both plants and animals. The most common form of nitrogen found in well water is nitrate.

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