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

New parents don't automatically receive a copy of their child's birth certificate. Find out how to order a certified copy of a birth certificate in Vermont. 

Several infectious diseases are either not seen in Vermont, or are no longer a serious threat here. But even rare diseases require attention due to the possibility of importation from people traveling abroad.

This page provides you with the information you need to vaccinate with confidence.

In Vermont mosquito season begins in spring, but does not typically pose a health risk until the summer months. Take precautions against mosquito bites to protect yourself from mosquito-borne diseases. 

Schools and their communities play a key role in helping to establish lifelong healthy behaviors, and thereby improving health outcomes for Vermont's school-aged children.

Domestic and sexual violence are serious, preventable public health issues that affect millions of Americans and thousands of Vermonters.

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