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Protecting the Safety of Children

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Este seminario web esboza políticas sobre salud y seguridad para centros y proveedores de cuidado infantil...

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:

Find tips and resources on learning weather limits. Learn more about applying sunscreen and insect repellent, staying hydrated, and playground and water safety. Early care and education programs can share these tips with families.

The Virtual Early Education Center (VEEC) is an online tool for early care and education (ECE) programs, including Head Start, Early Head Start, and child care.

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.

After a disaster or crisis, children benefit when adults assure them that they are safe and help them learn how to cope effectively. Use this tip sheet to find out what families and staff can do to help a child after a disaster or crisis.

Dr. Rachel Moon, an expert on Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), presents the updated 2016 American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Task Force recommendations that relate to safe sleep practices in early childhood education (ECE) programs.

Dr. Marilyn Bull, pediatrician and national expert on child passenger safety, discusses how to keep children safe in motor vehicles. Learn how your program can use the car seat flip charts to help families: