Healthy Active Living Resources – A Virtual Tour

Take this virtual tour of the Healthy Active Living Resources, the Growing Healthy Flipchart and 5, 2, 1, 0 Worksheet. These educational tools were designed to support and engage Head Start staff as they partner with families in healthy eating and active living. The short video provides guidance on how to effectively use these resources to educate staff and families.

Physical Health

Health is the foundation of school readiness. To help children thrive, Head Start staff ensure that children are up to date on immunizations and their state’s Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment (EPSDT) schedule, learn healthy habits, and can access the care they need. Head Start also promotes the physical and social and emotional well-being of families and staff.

Mumps Vaccine: Preventable Diseases Infographic

Check out the infographic below to learn why the best way to protect against mumps is to get the measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine. Doctors recommend that all children get the MMR vaccine to be protected from these three potentially serious diseases.