Oral Health, Overall Health, and Learning

Explore this tip sheet to learn about oral health’s role in overall health and learning. Discover the Head Start Program Performance Standards related to oral health and your state dental periodicity schedule.

CFOC Basics: Program Review Tool

Review the minimum health and safety standards for child care settings outside of the home. This tool covers eight content areas from Caring for Our Children Basics and can strengthen health and safety practices.

Bed Bugs: Managing the Itch Factor

Bed bugs are small, reddish-brown insects about the size of an apple seed. Questions about them are common in early education settings. Learn how to identify bed bugs and what to do if you have them in your program.

Health Literacy: Tips for Health Managers

Learn about health literacy and how to help families obtain, process, and understand basic health information and health care services to make good health choices.