Our Fall 2022 newsletter “Prepare and Prevent” is now available in Spanish. This issue is filled with health and safety information and resources to support immunization reporting, safe sleep practices, accident prevention, and much more. Please share the Spanish version, “Volumen 7, Número 2: Preparar y prevenir ” with the Spanish-speaking early educators in your network.
The Fall 2022 newsletter titled: “Prepare and Prevent” is now available. Maintaining a healthy and safe environment in early care and education programs is critical. Immunizations, safe sleep practices, and active supervision are a few of the health and safety topics highlighted in this newsletter. We invite you to read and share it with early educators in your network.
The Spanish version of our Summer 2022 newsletter “Caution: Children Eat Here” is now available. This issue includes information and resources to support and promote healthy and safe feeding and eating practices in the early care and education setting. Please help us share the Spanish version, “Volumen 7, Número 1: Precaución – Los niños comen aquí” with the Spanish-speaking early educators in your network.
The Summer 2022 newsletter titled: “Caution: Children Eat Here” is now available. This issue of the NC Resource Center quarterly newsletter includes information and resources to help early educators maintain safe and healthy feeding and eating practices in the early care and education settings. We invite you to read and share it.
We are delighted to announce that the work of Child Care Health Consultants (CCHCs) across the state and the training and support that the NC Child Care Health and Safety Resource Center provides to CCHCs were highlighted in a recent article in the UNC Gillings School News. We invite you to visit the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health website to read the article.
Some families in North Carolina are facing challenges accessing infant formulas. These challenges are related to the February recall of certain Abbott infant formulas, the resulting increased demand for other brands of formula, and the lingering effects of supply issues during the pandemic. NC DHHS is sharing these recommendations and resources to help families access safe, healthy feeding options for their infants.
Infant Formula Fact Sheet for Families
Infant Formula Fact Sheet for Families – Spanish
Infant Formula Guidance for Health Care Providers
Infant Formula Choices for Families and Caregivers
Please share these resources with families in your early care and education programs!
Governor Roy Cooper has proclaimed May 6, 2022 Early Childhood Educator Appreciation Day in North Carolina. We want to take a moment to thank all the wonderful early educators for your dedication and ensuring the health, safety, and well-being of young children. We celebrate you!
Our Spring 2022 newsletter, Volume 6, Issue 4:“An Eye on Allergies” is now available in Spanish. This issue includes many tips and resources related to allergies and anaphylaxis. We encourage you to share the Spanish version, “Hablemos de las alergias” with the early childhood communities that you serve.
The spring season is here. We know that allergies are a hot topic during the spring. Therefore, just in time for the season, our Spring 2022 newsletter, An Eye on Allergies, focuses on allergies. In addition to seasonal allergies commonly associated with spring, the newsletter includes reminders and resources related to different types of allergies. These tips and resources are intended to help you keep children healthy and safe. We invite you to read the newsletter and share.
Great news!! If you missed it, the webinar archive of the “COVID-19 in NC and the ChildCareStrongNC Public Health Toolkit: What You Need to Know Now” that was offered on March 17, 2022, is now available. The webinar, sponsored by the Division of Child Development and Early Education in collaboration with the Division of Child and Family Well-Being and the North Carolina Child Care Health & Safety Resource Center, highlighted the many recent changes to the Department of Health and Human Services’ COVID-19 guidance. The presentation slides and other resources that were shared during the webinar are also available. We encourage you to watch and share with early educators.