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

WIC is a nutrition program for you and your growing family. WIC includes nutrition education, breastfeeding support, healthy foods and health care referrals.

Our brains age along with the rest of our bodies, and our abilities naturally change with age. T​his aging process is different from the disease process associated with a diagnosis of Alzeheimer's.

Outdoor air can contain pollutants. Air pollution has been linked to specific health problems—such as asthma, heart disease, and lung cancer.

Heat can cause serious illness. On very hot days, sometimes your body temperature can get dangerously high. This makes you at greater risk for serious heat illnesses.

To help consumers find information about the quality of health care provided in Vermont, the Health Department publishes an annual statewide comparative report containing information about

Vermont's Emergency Medical Services for Children program works with families, local emergency responders, hospital and community organizations to improve emergency care of our children through education, system development and research.

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