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

Help Me Grow Vermont is a system model for improving access to existing resources and services for expectant parents and families with young children through age eight. Help Me Grow promotes the healthy development of children by supporting families, providers and communities to identify vulnerable children and link families to community-based programs and services.

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.

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

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

Programs and services that help communities become as healthy and involved as they can be are a key part of alcohol and drug use prevention in Vermont.

We publish quarterly newsletters, several toolkits, data briefs, and other resources on physical activity, nutrition and obesity.