Hear from Office of Head Start leadership as they discuss the impacts of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID 19) on grantee operations. They also answer questions related to COVID-19 prevention and response.
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.
Explore the steps Head Start and Early Head Start programs should take to prevent the introduction and spread of coronavirus among their staff, children, and families.
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.
Learn how vaccines can protect young children from 14 dangerous diseases. Use this tip sheet to talk with parents about the importance of infant vaccines.
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.
Discover how working with families and local health professionals can reduce infectious disease in your program. Learn about five common illnesses and strategies for controlling them.
Finding a dental office that is best for you and your child can be hard. This Tips sheet provides examples of some questions that you can ask a dental office before you decide to make an appointment.
Learn the facts about Shigella, how to prevent it and what to do if someone in your program has it.