Learn why it’s important to get an influenza vaccination every year. Find out how getting a flu shot not only protects you from influenza, but it protects your loved ones and those closest to you.
Many childhood injuries are predictable and preventable. Explore tips for preventing injuries at home with this resource.
Watch Tala Hooban, acting director of the Office of Head Start, and Yolanda Motley, program officer for Early Learning Services at Clover Head Start, spread some #HeadStartLove during Tala's site visit to Clover.
This video highlights the Head Start strengths-based approach that recognizes families as their children’s first teachers and honors cultural perspectives when building relationships with families.
View this video to learn more about how staff and families can be empowered partners in children’s vision and eye health. Learn how to use Small Steps for Big Vision: An Eye Health Information Tool Kit.
This tip sheet for families explores how mental health consultants help adults build strong relationships with children. Consultants can help families address concerns about children's social-emotional development.
A regular bedtime routine helps your child know what to expect at the end of the day. Brushing your child’s teeth with fluoride toothpaste is an important part of the routine.
Long term use of pacifiers can affect your child’s bite and the growth of the jaws and bones that support their teeth. If your child shows no interest in giving up their pacifier by 18 months, they may need help to stop.
If your child’s dentist finds tooth decay and recommends a follow-up dental visit for treatment, it’s important for your child to get care. Receiving follow-up treatment is key to keeping your child healthy.
A dental visit by age 1 is key for building a lifetime of good oral health. Tooth decay can be prevented or managed with early dental visits and with good oral hygiene.