Expecting & New Parents

new mother with infant

New parents have a lot to consider when it comes to their child's health. Find information and resources to help new and expecting parents keep the youngest Vermonters healthy and safe.

Information for You

Syphilis is a sexually transmitted disease (STD) that can have a serious impact on a person’s health if left untreated

Choosing to immunize is one of the most important decisions you will make to protect not only your children and family, but your community

Hepatitis means inflammation of the liver. Hepatitis A is a highly contagious liver infection caused by the hepatitis A virus (HAV)

Implementing lead safety into school renovation plans and ensuring lead-free drinking water in schools are important in lowering the overall risk of being exposed to lead. 

The Health Department recommends that people limit eating some fish caught in Vermont waters.

Caring for a baby or young child means thinking about the food you feed them, the time you spend reading, singing and playing games with them, and the things you do to keep them safe, healthy, and

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