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

Children interact with our environment much differently than adults do and continue to grow and develop, which is why children’s environmental health is so important.

High quality early experiences promote brain development, socio-emotional skills and support learning for children so that they will succeed in school.

Each year a number of Vermont families learn their child has a serious lifethreatening illness. Pediatric Palliative Care program has supports to help people under age 21.

We partner with the Department for Children and Families Child Development Division to deliver a comprehensive system of voluntary home visiting in Vermont.

What we eat and drink has a big impact on our bodies, including our teeth. Below are resources to use at school, work and home to help promote snacks and beverages that are oral health friendly. 

Vaccination coverage, or the percent of people who have received particular vaccines, is measured at national, state and local levels.

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