RSV is a viral infection of the respiratory tract that can cause severe illness. Almost all children will get RSV at least once by the time they are 2. This resource will help staff learn more about RSV.
Dr. Bergeron shares the unique and creative ways Head Start and Early Head Start staff are supporting the children and families in their programs during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.
Explore the steps Head Start and Early Head Start programs should take to prevent COVID-19 among their staff, children, and families.
Dr. Bergeron and Dr. Marco Beltran discuss strategies for managing infectious disease. Head Start programs can follow local guidance and use federal guidance to support their decision-making.
Learn how vaccines can protect young children from 14 dangerous diseases. Get tips on talking with parents about infant vaccines.
Learn the facts about Enterovirus, how to prevent it and what to do if someone in your program has it.
Learn the facts about the Measles, how to prevent it and what to do if someone in your program has it.
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 Shigella, how to prevent it and what to do if someone in your program has it.
Learn more about this serious transmissible disease that can be fatal. It is caused by an Ebola virus found in several African countries. Outbreaks have been sporadic.