Health is the foundation for school readiness. This is why Head Start programs help enrolled children access preventive screenings, health care, and health insurance coverage.
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Health is the foundation of a child's school readiness. For that reason, the Head Start Program Performance Standards require each enrolled child to have a source of accessible, continuous health care, as well as health insurance coverage. If a child does not have these health essentials, programs must assist families in securing care and benefits as quickly as possible.
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