Find current immunization schedules (from the CDC) for children ages birth through 6 years old, catch-up schedules for children birth to 18 years old and the adult schedule by vaccine and age group.
Preventing and managing communicable disease in early childhood programs can reduce the rate of illnesses. Learn strategies for controlling the spread of germs and protecting children and adults from getting sick.
Learn the facts about Zika, how to prevent it and what to do if someone in your program has it.
Learn the facts about Enterovirus, how to prevent it and what to do if someone in your program has it.
Review this sample Symptom Record and use it as a guide for developing documentation strategies for your program.
Learn the signs and symptoms if illness that require exclusion from the program, and which ones do not.
Uncorrected vision problems can affect a child’s development and school readiness. Learn about evidence-based tools that Head Start and Early Head Start programs can use to screen children’s vision. Also, find free resources that support follow-up care for families.
Check out the infographic below to learn why the best way to protect against mumps is to get the measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine. Doctors recommend that all children get the MMR vaccine to be protected from these three potentially serious diseases.
Learn the facts about the Measles, how to prevent it and what to do if someone in your program has it.
Learn the facts about Tuberculosis, how to prevent it and what to do if someone in your program has it.