Parents & Caregivers

Parents & Caregivers

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Parents and caregivers keep Vermonters of all ages healthy and safe. Find more information for people who care for the health of others.

Information for You

While a major source of lead poisoning in Vermont children is paint , lead in older plumbing, pipes and fixtures can add to a child’s overall lead exposure.

While a major source of lead poisoning in Vermont children is paint, lead in older plumbing, pipes and fixtures can add to a child’s overall lead exposure.

 

Asthma-friendly schools are ones that take steps to create environments that help students with asthma to grow, learn, and succeed, and prevent asthma attacks and missed school days.

Becoming an asthma-friendly school is simple to do and benefits all students and staff—especially those who have been diagnosed with asthma.

The Vermont Youth Risk Behavior Survey was developed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to monitor priority health risk behaviors that contribute to the leading causes of death, disease, injury and social problems among youth.The Health Department and the Agency of Education sponsor this survey.

Suicide touches the lives of many Vermonters. Our intentional self-harm and death by suicide rates are significantly higher than the United States rates. Find help, learn about warning, signs, risk and protective factors. Read about what Vermont is doing to prevent suicide.

 

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