Cleaning, sanitizing, and disinfecting surfaces are important steps to reduce the risk of spreading infectious diseases. Explore this guidance and the product label, which gives specific information on usage.
These resources provide information on procedures to reduce the risk of spreading infectious diseases to children, staff, and visitors. Resources in this collection will help you develop schedules and practices for keeping a sanitary environment and learn more about how to use and store supplies. Also check out resources on infection control.
Use these resources to help you get a handle on cleaning, sanitizing, and disinfecting in early childhood programs and reduce the risk of infectious diseases.
This resource can help in developing a schedule for cleaning, sanitizing, and disinfecting. Having a schedule reduces the risk of spreading infectious diseases to children, staff, and visitors.
Head Start programs can use the checklist to review their protocols for COVID-19 against national standards and guidelines. Refer to the supply list to when completing the checklist.
Learn how to address infection control in early childhood education settings. This video answers common questions about cleaning, sanitizing, and disinfecting.
Mold is an environmental trigger for allergy and asthma. Learn about the removal of fungal growth, remediation protocols, and the effectiveness of various cleaning strategies.
How can you safely solve your pest problems? Learning about the pests you have and options that are available to control specific pests is the first step.
Health managers, directors, and teaching staff may use this information on IPM to prevent pesticide illnesses in children in Head Start and other child care environments.