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

Being at a healthy weight can help lower your chances of developing chronic diseases like high blood pressure, heart disease, diabetes and some cancers.

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.

Asthma treatment for a child or an adult will depend on the severity of their disease. The goal of treatment is to control the disease and prevent asthma attacks. An individualized asthma action plan is critical. 

Oral health is important, and establishing healthy habits shouldn’t be limited to regular visits to the dentist—in fact, there are many things that can be done right from home to benefit kids and adults. After all, maintaining healthy teeth and smiles to last a lifetime starts with small habits. 

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

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