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 Additional Federal COVID-19 Resources
Explore the steps Head Start and Early Head Start programs should take to prevent COVID-19 among their staff, children, and families.
Explore archived COVID-19 information.
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 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. Get tips on talking with parents about 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.