School Professionals

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Teachers, school nurses, administrators and staff are all partners in keeping Vermonters healthy. Find information and resources for school professionals across the state.

Information for You

Many Vermont schools and childcare facilities are in older buildings, which means they are more likely to have lead in their plumbing.

Vermont law requires all schools and licensed or registered childcare facilities to test their drinking water for lead and remediate if levels are at or above 4 parts per billion (ppb).

 

While a major source of lead poisoning in Vermont children is paint, lead in older plumbing, pipes and fixtures can add to a child’s overall lead exposure.

Below are briefs highlighting maternal and child health priority areas, data, and Vermont strategies.

Tobacco control is the work of many in Vermont. Best practice calls for state and local organizations to work together to reduce tobacco use, promote tobacco-free policies and support those who want to quit.

This resource provides guidance to school administrators and school nurses in the developing, implementing and evaluating school health services.

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