eWIC gives you access to your WIC food benefits through a card that works like a debit card.
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.
Vermont PRAMS (Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System) is an ongoing survey of Vermont mothers who have recently given birth. PRAMS is a project of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Vermont Department of Health. The goal of PRAMS is to improve the health of mothers and infants by reducing adverse outcomes such as low birth weight, infant mortality and morbidity, and maternal morbidity.
People typically get sick with listeriosis by eating food that is contaminated with the bacteria.
At room temperature, metallic mercury is a shiny, silver-white liquid. Breathing in vapors of metallic mercury can cause health effects.
Benzene is the name of an aromatic hydrocarbon, C6H6. In liquid form, benzene is clear, colorless, and flammable.
Find helpful information and resources to support individuals who are breastfeeding and their families.
WIC is a nutrition program for you and your growing family. WIC includes nutrition education, breastfeeding support, healthy foods and health care referrals.
If you are trying to become pregnant or are just thinking about it, it is never too early to start getting ready for pregnancy. Preconception health and health care focus on things you can do before and between pregnancies to increase the chances of having a healthy pregnancy and baby.
The Division of Maternal and Child Health is committed to health and well-being before, during and after pregnancy.