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.

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

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.

The Vermont Department of Health Laboratory works closely with state offices and public water suppliers to monitor Lake Champlain and drinking water supplies for blue green algae toxins.

Vermont's Child Passenger Safety Program is designed to draw attention to the importance of child car seats and to help caregivers understand the 4 Stages of Seat Safety.

There are many chemicals in our environment. Some of them are in products we all use—including children’s products.

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