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

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

Campylobacteriosis is an illness caused by bacteria called Campylobacter.

Six tick species are known to bite humans in Vermont, and five can transmit diseases. But nearly all tickborne diseases reported to the Health Department are caused by the blacklegged tick.

Coliform bacteria are one of the most common water contamination problems in private water systems in Vermont and throughout the U.S.

The Health Department recommends that people limit eating some fish caught in Vermont waters.

Asthma attacks and episodes are serious problems with breathing caused by certain triggers. These triggers can be found in both indoor and outdoor environments.

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