School Professionals

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Teachers, school nurses, administrators and staff are all partners in keeping Vermonters healthy. Find information and resources for school professionals across the state.

Information for You

Many Vermont schools and child care facilities are in older buildings, which means they are more likely to have lead in their plumbing.

Below are briefs highlighting maternal and child health priority areas, data, and Vermont strategies.

Legislation is currently being considered by the Vermont Legislature that will require schools to test lead levels in their drinking water and remediate where necessary.

Tobacco control is the work of many in Vermont. Best practice calls for state and local organizations to work together to reduce tobacco use, promote tobacco-free policies and support those who want to quit.

The water test(s) to be ordered depends on the source of your water.

Everyone with asthma – especially children and teens – should have an up-to-date Asthma Action Plan. This is a written plan that you fill out with your child and your child’s doctor to help control asthma and know what to do in emergencies.