Vision Screening

Learn how timely vision screening is an important step in early detection of any possible vision problems.

Lead Poisoning Prevention

Learn the facts about lead poisoning in children. Find information on lead testing, the effects of lead on children and how to prevent lead exposure.


Learn the facts about Shigella, how to prevent it and what to do if someone in your program has it.

Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnostic, and Treatment (EPSDT)

The Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnostic, and Treatment (EPSDT) service is Medicaid's comprehensive and preventive child health program for individuals under the age of 21. EPSDT has two purposes: to assure health care resources are available and accessible, and to help Medicaid recipients and their caregivers use these resources. Health care professionals who work with children in Head Start, child care organizations, and clinics may access their state's EPSDT schedule to ensure children's health needs are met.

Sensory Screening Protocol

Screenings must be completed within 45 days of enrollment. The Sensory Screening Protocol offers a series of tasks to effectively screen children.