School Professionals

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

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

Everyone six months and older should get a flu shot every flu season. Getting the flu shot helps protect you, your family and your community. Get information about the vaccine, where to get vaccinated, and information on the effectiveness of the flu vaccine.

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.

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. 

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.

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