Gun violence affects the lives of many Vermonters each year. Firearm-related injuries and deaths are preventable and we can all play a role in creating safer communities.
WIC supports your breastfeeding/chestfeeding journey, can provide a peer counselor, and help along the way.
WIC is your go-to resource for eating well, staying active and being healthy.
WIC offers a wide variety of referrals and resources.
COVID-19 guidance for PreK-12 schools.
PCBs are a group of human-made chemicals that can cause serious health problems. Vermont has requirements for schools built or renovated before 1980 to test for PCBs in indoor air and to make fixes if levels are high.
Act 66, passed in 2019, requires all Vermont school and child care providers to test their drinking and cooking water for lead. If lead is found at or above the action level, the tap must be taken out of service until lead levels are below the action level.
Vermont law requires all schools and licensed or registered child care 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 exposure in Vermont children is paint, lead in older plumbing and fixtures can add to a child’s overall lead exposure.
Resources for families and caregivers using Emergency Medical Services for their children.