Vermont mother and daughter on bike path

Learn about the issues that are important to women's health, and find information, resources and programs that help women live safe and healthy lives.

Information for You

Heart disease, or cardiovascular disease, affects women differently than men. Find important information and resources – like Ladies First – especially for women.

Early detection of cancer in people without symptoms (also called screening) can help to find and treat cancer early, leading to better outcomes.

Cardiovascular Disease (CVD), or heart disease, is a serious health condition that affects over 37,000 Vermonters a year.

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

Start your prenatal care as soon as you know you are pregnant. Getting regular checkups with your health care provider will help you have a healthy pregnancy and a healthy baby.

Caring for a baby or young child means thinking about the food you feed them, the time you spend reading, singing and playing games with them, and the things you do to keep them safe, healthy, and