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

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. 

Just as every child is different, so are the signs and symptoms of hearing loss.

There are many chemicals in our environment. Some of them are in products we all use—including children’s products.

WIC is a nutrition program for you and your growing family. WIC includes nutrition education, breastfeeding support, healthy foods and health care referrals.

There is no safe level of lead in the body. Lead can harm anyone, but babies, young children and pregnant women are at special risk.

While all children develop at their own pace, some develop at a rate that may concern parents, caregivers and providers. The Child Development Clinic evaluates young Vermont children up to about age 8.

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