Parents & Caregivers

two Vermont moms with their two little boys

Parents and caregivers keep Vermonters of all ages healthy and safe. Find more information for people who care for the health of others.

Information for You

Vermont's Child Passenger Safety Program is designed to draw attention to the importance of child car seats and to help parents understand the 4 Stages of Seat Safety.

To help consumers find information about the quality of health care provided in Vermont, the Health Department publishes an annual statewide comparative report containing information about

The Vermont Department of Health Laboratory works closely with state offices and public water suppliers to monitor Lake Champlain and drinking water supplies for blue green algae toxins.

Is it a cold or the flu? Flu symptoms can often be confused with the common cold, but the flu usually comes on more suddenly and is more severe than the common cold.

In Vermont, tick activity is highest in the spring, summer and fall. Take action against tick bites to prevent anaplasmosis, Lyme and other tickborne diseases.

Lead poisoning can be prevented when homeowners and tenants know how to reduce or eliminate exposure to lead dust, deteriorated (chipping or peeling) lead-based paint, and lead-contaminated soil.

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