Lead Awareness

Parents and staff can use this brochure to learn about the effects of unsafe levels of lead in blood and about how to avoid lead exposure.

Home Safety

Share this brochure with parents and staff to provide tips and tools to reduce injuries at home for their children.

Reducing Stress

Share this brochure with parents and staff to provide some easy-to-use stress reduction and self-care tips.

Child Care Health Consultant Competencies

Review the skills and expertise of child care health consultants (CCHCs) who work with early care and education programs across settings to serve children ages birth to 5 and their families.

Ask the Expert: Head Start and the Medical Home

In this podcast, Dr. James Perrin, former American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) president, discusses Head Start and the medical home. Learn why it is crucial to link families to a medical home that best serves their needs by providing continuous, accessible medical care.

Responding to Potentially Violent Situations

Programs need to know how to prepare for and respond to potentially violent situations. Use this tip sheet to review recommended responses and resources to help programs create or revise plans.

Nutrition Education in Young Children

Discover why nutrition is key for children’s healthy development. Explore tips and strategies to create healthier eating environments for children in the classroom.

Responding Positively to Your Child’s Behavior

All children can exhibit challenging behavior sometimes. How parents respond can be key to how a child develops. Find ways to help parents and staff positively respond to children's behavior.