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

In Vermont mosquito season begins in spring but does not typically pose a health risk until the summer months. Take precautions against mosquito bites to protect yourself from mosquito-borne diseases. 

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

This page provides you with the information you need to vaccinate with confidence.

You already know that breastfeeding is best for you and your baby. What you may not know is that learning to breastfeed can take time, patience and practice.

Vermont's Child Passenger Safety Program is designed to draw attention to the importance of child car seats and to help caregivers understand the 4 Stages of Seat Safety.

Schools share the responsibility with families and communities to provide students with healthy environments that foster regular opportunities for healthy eating and physical activity. 

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