Health and Safety Basics

This webinar highlights strategies for providing safe and healthy places for children to grow and learn.

Embracing Health and Wellness Series

In the Embracing Health and Wellness series, learn about current research topics.  Explore best practices and safety tips for Head Start and child care programs.

Preparing for Tornado Season

Tornadoes can happen anytime. Use this tip sheet to review tornado warning signs and learn what's required of and useful for practicing your disaster plan.

Preventing Shaken Baby Syndrome/Abusive Head Trauma

Infant caregivers can experience high levels of stress in their work. Persistent infant crying, for example, may lead caregivers to shake young infants. This can result in head trauma that can damage a baby's brain. Learn ways to help infant caregivers and families recognize the signs and symptoms of head trauma, manage stress, and prevent abuse.

Cold Weather Safety

Children are more vulnerable than adults to the effects of cold weather. These tips will help Head Start parents and staff  keep children safe, healthy, and warm in the winter.