Parents & Caregivers

two Vermont moms with their two little boys

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 provides healthy food, and a whole lot more, including nutrition education, breastfeeding support, and referrals to health care and other community programs. 

All babies born in Vermont have the opportunity to receive a newborn screening test to check for rare but serious diseases which may not be apparent at birth.

According to Vermont law: An abused or neglected child is a child whose physical health, psychological growth, and development or welfare is harmed or is at substantial risk of harm by the acts or omissions of his or her parent or other person responsible for the child's welfare.

National data shows that more Vermonters (ages 12 and up) are using marijuana compared to the country overall. Learn more about marijuana use in Vermont.

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.

Although medicine and dentistry have remained separated for many years, there is a connection between the health of the mouth and the health of the body.