Health and Safety

Food Safety & Nutrition is now here

Caring for Our Children: National Health and Safety Performance Standards AAP, APHA
Health, Mental Health and Safety Guidelines for Schools AAP
Healthy Child Care America AAP
Healthy Children (for Parents) AAP
Early Education and Child Care Initiatives AAP
School Health Resources AAP
American Academy of Pediatrics
Illinois Chapter AAP
Practice Management On Line AAP
Health and Safety Resource Center North Carolina
Healthy Child Care Pennsylvania
National Training Institute for Child Care Health Consultants University of North Carolina
Bright Futures National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health at Goergetown University

Symptom & Contagious Disease Fact Sheets
California Child Care Health Program
Healthy Child Care Pennsylvania
Illinois Dept of Public Health
Seattle Dept of Public Health (multiple languages)
Seattle Dept of Public Health Child Care Resources (multiple languages)
Michigan 4C
Centers for Disease Control
Symptom Checklist Mayo Clinic
Illinois Reportable conditions for Illinois Illinois Dept of Public Health

Medline Drug Information
Medication Administration Video

Asthma Resources - Illinois and Chicago
Respiratory Health Association formerly American Lung Association Chicago
Illinois Dept of Public Health (has a child care guide)
Illinois DHS Office of Family Health
Asthma Action Plan for Chicago
Mobile Care Van Chicago
Chicago Asthma Consortium
Partners for Clean Air Chicago (air pollution action days)
MidWest Hazecam

Asthma Resources
Early Childhood Asthma Information Handbook pdf file California Childcare Health Program
My Asthma Guide Hennepin County Medical Center, Minnesota (English and Spanish)
Help Your Child Gain Control Over Asthma pdf file EPA
Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America
American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology
American Academy of Pediatrics Asthma
American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology
American Lung Association
California Asthma Public Health Initiative
CDC Asthma
EPA Asthma
EPA No Attacks
Asthma NHLBI
Asthma Resources NHLBI ("How Asthma Friendly is Your Child Care?")
Asthma Treatment Guidelines NHLBI
Seattle Dept of Public Health Asthma

HIV AIDS National Library of Medicine
HIV info University of Nebraska

Vaccines and Immunizations CDC
Immunization American Academy of Pediatrics
Every Child by Two
Immunization Action Coalition
Vaccine Education Center The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Unimmunized children in child care (pdf file) California Chiild Care Health Program
Instant Scheduler CDC (typical schedule for children who are on on time)
Catch Up Scheduler CDC (creates a schedule for children who are behind) (requires download program to desktop)

Insect repellent / West Nile Virus
Follow Safety Precautions When Using DEET on Children AAP
Insect repellent Q & A CDC
California Child Care Health Program check for insect repellant, English or Spanish, and West Nile Virus

Integrated Pest Management
Safer Pest Control Project Illinois
Entomology and Pest Management Illinois Dept of Public Health
Child care center IPM form to submit to IDPH
National Pesticide Information Center
UC Davis
EPA | IPM In Schools How To Manual
Pest Control - Rats and Mice Seattle Dept of Health
Rats and Mice University of Georgia
Clean up rodent infestation CDC
Photo of mouse droppings University of California Davis, IPM

Lead Poisoning
Lead Reference Guide Illinois Dept of Public Health
Lead publications Illinois Dept of Public Health
Lead Safe Illinois
Lead in Home Remedies Washington Dept of Health (English and Spanish)
Lead Poisoning Case Management CDC
Lead Environmental Health, CDC
Childhood Lead Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program, CDC

HeadLice.Org The National Pediculosis Association
Lice Pictures & handouts University of Nebraska
Lice Harvard
Lice Ohio State University Extension
Lice CDC
Policy Statement American Academy of Pediatrics

Oral Health
A Healthy Mouth for Your Baby | Spanish NIH
American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
Brush up on healthy teeth | Spanish CDC (for parents)
Colgate Bright Smiles, Bright Futures
Early Childhood Tooth Decay American Dental Association
Getting a Head Start on Oral Health: Dental Education Curriculum New York University
Health Professional's Guide to Pediatric Oral Health Management NMCOHRC
Open Wide: Oral Health Training for Health Professionals NMCOHRC
Oral Health CDC
Oral Health Illinois Dept of Public Health
Oral Health NIH
National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center

TB Risk Assessment Questionnaire National TB Center, Harlem Hospital

Additional resources
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Last updated July 30, 2012
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