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.
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