This information is for health care professionals. The Healthy Homes Lead Poisoning Prevention Program works with you to ensure that all 1- and 2-year-old children are tested for lead. Vermont law requires that all children are tested for lead at...
Lead is a highly toxic metal that has been commonly used in many household, industrial and automobile products. Lead poisoning is a serious but preventable health problem.
Injuries, accidents and poisonings are common in homes. Taking precautions can help prevent them from happening in your home and help to keep yourself and your family safe.
Lead poisoning can be prevented when you know what danger signs and hazards to look for in your home and in other places.
Thinking about renovating your home? If you are a do-it-yourselfer or hiring a professional, there are some health precautions you should know about before you begin a renovation project.
The Asbestos Hazardous Emergency Response Act was established by the Environmental Protection Agency to protect students, educators, and staff from coming in contact with asbestos in schools.
The risk of lead poisoning can be reduced when schools are maintained in a way that lowers or eliminates sources of lead—such as lead-contaminated soil, lead dust, and chipping or peeling lead-based paint.
For most school children and staff, the second largest contributor to their radon exposure is likely to be their school. In 2021, the Vermont legislature passed a law requiring all schools to test for radon.
The Envision Program best practices are intended to provide school administrators, nurses, maintenance and building services staff with tools to use when planning for renovations, preventative maintenance, pest management and control, monitoring of drinking water, and other building activities.
What is Strong Families Vermont Home Visiting? We are here to partner with you and make this parenting journey easier. We offer: Free, convenient, flexible visits with your own nurse or family support professional. Help begins at any point in...