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

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.

Poor indoor air quality in schools has been linked to decreased student and teacher performance and increased absenteeism as well as acute and chronic health effects. The Envision Program was created to help schools address indoor air quality issues.

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.

In Vermont, tickborne illnesses are most often transmitted between early spring and late fall since ticks are most active during warm months. Be Tick Smart - take action against bites to prevent Lyme and other diseases.

We work with several state health partners to improve asthma self-management among Vermonters. Good self-management means higher quality of life, better sleep, and fewer missed school and/or workdays.

The School Entry Immunization Rule sets immunization requirements for entry at public or independent kindergartens, elementary and secondary schools.

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