Watch this webinar to learn how to protect vulnerable children and support at-risk families.
Early childhood programs keep children safe when their facilities, materials, and equipment are hazard-free and all staff use safety practices such as active supervision. Find resources to help staff and families reduce the number and severity of childhood injuries everywhere that children learn and grow. Discover tips for use at home, in cars and buses, on the playground, and in all early childhood settings.
Follow the recommendations in this printable poster to reduce the risk of injury while caring for young children.
Everyone who works in Head Start and Early Head Start programs is a mandated reporter of suspected child abuse and neglect. View this collection of resources to learn more and find professional development opportunities.
iLookOut provides an online professional development course for mandated reporters designed specifically for early childhood staff and providers. Read this FAQ to learn more about the course, who should take it, and how to access it.
Listen to the fourth webinar in the five-part Head Start Forward series for important health and safety considerations, guidance, and support programs can use as they work toward full enrollment and fully in-person comprehensive services.
Explore Chapter 5: Health Outbreaks and Pandemics.
Poison Control centers across the country report an increase in calls related to hand sanitizer, cleaning, and disinfectant products. These tips can keep children safe from poisoning at home.
Narrated by pediatricians, these videos can help a busy early care and education workforce reinforce health and safety practices.
This video covers ways to prepare, respond, and recover from emergencies, including medical incidents.