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

The best way to prevent the flu is to get a flu shot. Prevent the spread of germs by washing hands often and well, covering your cough, and staying home and away from others when you're sick.

Formaldehyde is a colorless gas at room temperature. It sometimes has a noticeable smell.

The Envision Program – Promoting Healthy School Environments was created by the Legislature in 2000 as part of the School Environmental Health Act (Act 125) to address indoor air quality issues by providing model environmental health management plans, policies and guidance to schools.

Schools and their communities play a key role in helping to establish lifelong healthy behaviors, and thereby improving health outcomes for Vermont's school-aged children.

Becoming insured is the first step in being able to access health care and screenings for children and youth.

The Health Department works to support or engage adolescents in promoting their own health and healthy development.

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