Resources for families and caregivers using Emergency Medical Services for their children.
early childhood health
All parents care about their baby’s safety. Learn more about resources to help parents and care givers put babies to sleep safely.
There are many chemicals in our environment. Some of them are in products we all use—including children’s products.
Are babies and young children getting the screenings they need to detect and treat health problems early?
Just as every child is different, so are the signs and symptoms of hearing loss.
Hearing screening is simple and painless. Early screening ensures children early access to services to help them reach their full potential. Contact your child's doctor if you have any concerns about your child's hearing.
As understanding of and guidance about preventing the Zika virus emerged, the Health Department has worked to protect the health of Vermonters, especially Vermonters who are traveling to warmer regions.
There is no safe level of lead in the body. Lead can harm anyone, but babies, young children and pregnant women are at special risk.
The Healthy Homes Lead Poisoning Prevention Program works with health care providers to ensure that all 1- and 2-year old children are tested for lead.
Core funding for Vermont’s Maternal and Child Health division comes from the Title V Maternal and Child Health Services Block Grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA).
WIC is your go-to resource for eating well, staying active and being healthy. WIC supports you with tips for healthier eating, breastfeeding and being physically active, along with providing wholesome food choices for your family. WIC foods are changing with the times, offering more whole grains, fruits and vegetables, lower-fat dairy and protein options. And, shopping for WIC foods at the grocery store with your eWIC card means choice, convenience and flexibility.