Caring for Our Children (CFOCis a set ofnational standards for health and safety in early care and education settings. Learn more about the national standards and the subset of standards called CFOC Basics, which represent the minimum health and safety standards required in Head Start programs.
The Child Care Health Consultation Webinar Series offers child care health consultants (CCHCs) and others who work in early care and education (ECE) settings a chance to learn new skills and refresh their knowledge on key health and safety topics.
Narrated by pediatricians, these videos can help a busy early care and education workforce reinforce health and safety practices.
These handouts help families learn more about milestone development and what to expect in a Head Start Program for each age group. They also include information about forming partnerships with their physicians.
Find answers to questions about how programs can keep children, families, and staff healthy during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.
Discover resources to help partnerships find ways to understand, respect, and work with the similarities and differences between Head Start and Early Head Start and child care.
Healthy States: Health and Safety Training Toolkit Resources to Support Your State, Territories, and Tribes
Watch this webinar to learn about the new Health and Safety Toolkit. It compiles health and safety training resources developed, reviewed, or recommended by pediatricians and early childhood education experts.
Learn how child care health consultants’ (CCHCs) early care and education expertise and knowledge can support programs. Discover ways CCHCs can help ensure healthy and safe learning environments.
This installment of The Ask the Expert series focuses on head lice. Listen as Dr. Sue Aronson and Dr. Barbara Frankowski answer questions about identification, recommended treatments, and how to talk to parents.