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.

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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. 

Schools share the responsibility with families and communities to provide students with healthy environments that foster regular opportunities for healthy eating and physical activity. 

Children can come in contact with lead in many ways. Exposure to lead can slow down growth, development, and learning and can cause behavior problems in children.

The Vermont Department of Health Laboratory offers many different virology tests.

Campylobacteriosis is an illness caused by bacteria called Campylobacter.

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