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The 2019 Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) immunization schedules are now available. The schedules were approved by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, the American Academy of Pediatrics, and the American Academy of Family Physicians.

Health screening is a key part of children’s overall health care. It can help identify concerns early. Explore basic information about screening, as well as resources about screening infants and toddlers.

The Positive Eating Environment Tool is an interactive companion to the PDF version of the tool. Programs can use this tool to help turn the PDF assessment into an action plan.

Every year, 1.2 million children under 6 years old experience homelessness in the United States. Many of these children are in early childhood education programs. Explore this tip sheet to learn how homelessness impacts various areas of health and wellness.

Nationwide, early childhood programs are being encouraged to implement policies to reduce and eliminate preschool expulsion.

Explore this tool for ways to develop new or build upon existing health and safety trainings. Find up-to-date research- and science-informed resources and practices. It can be used by:

Protecting children from exposure to lead is important to lifelong good health. There is no safe level of lead exposure for children. The most important step adults can take is to prevent lead exposure before it occurs.

In the Embracing Health and Wellness series, learn about current research topics, best practices, and safety tips for Head Start and child care programs. Discover tips for supporting staff and engaging families.

Vaccines can protect your young child from 14 dangerous diseases. Diseases that vaccines can prevent could be very serious. Read this tip sheet to learn more about protecting children with vaccines.

The Child Care State Capacity Building Center (SCBC) Infant/Toddler Specialist Network hosted a series of 1-hour Hot Topic Webinars on the 3rd Wednesday of each month beginning on March 21 and running through September 19, 2018.