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

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.

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.

The School Entry Immunization Rule sets immunization requirements for entry at public or independent kindergartens, elementary and secondary schools.

Here you will find schedules for when children and youth should receive preventive care and recommended screenings.

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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