Many Vermont supervisory unions and school districts have created wellness teams to work on health-related policies, procedures, programs, and activities.
Here you will find schedules for when children and youth should receive preventive care and recommended screenings.
The Health Department works with a number of State and community partners on research, quality improvement, and health care reform activities to have a positive impact on pediatric medical care.
Becoming insured is the first step in being able to access health care and screenings for children and youth.
Schools and their communities play a key role in helping to establish lifelong healthy behaviors, and thereby improving health outcomes for Vermont's school-aged children. A growing body of evidence is also demonstrating the link between good health and academic achievement.
Schools share the responsibility with families and communities to provide students with healthy environments that foster regular opportunities for healthy eating and physical activity.