Young children are more susceptible to infectious disease because their immune systems are immature. Preventing and managing infectious disease in Head Start programs can reduce the rate of spread of infection to children, teachers, and the community. Learn about five common illnesses and strategies for controlling them. Health services staff will understand how working with families and local health professionals can reduce infectious disease in their programs.
Managing Infectious Disease in Head Start Webinar
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National Centers:Health, Behavioral Health, and Safety
Last Updated: March 25, 2021