The VtPHA acknowledges that schools have multiple opportunities for promoting health and preventing illness in Vermont youth, while setting the stage for a lifetime of healthy behaviors. Learning stands to be more successful when students, faculty and staff are healthy. Furthermore, higher educational status is associated with better adult health status. Therefore, VtPHA supports policies that assure the following components of school health:
About the association
VtPHA is a membership organization which facilitates collaboration among people who care about public health and are interested in protecting and promoting the health of Vermont residents.
VtPHA is an Affiliate of the American Public Health Association (APHA). APHA is the national voice of public health and champions the health of all people and all communities. They are the only organization that combines a 140-plus year perspective, the ability to influence federal policy to improve the public’s health and a member community from all public health disciplines and over 40 countries. Learn more at www.apha.org.
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