Making sure that young children and their families have plenty of opportunities to get moving is a key element in keeping children healthy and ready to learn. Read More >
- Whether you are a parent looking for a fun activity to spark a child's interest in eating vegetables, an adult educator looking for a parent-led project, or a preschool teacher connecting classroom lessons to home, we have some tools and links for you.
- Licensed child care settings (center-based care, family home child care, and school-age child care programs) have nutrition, menu planning and food safety requirements. Learn more about these rules and requirements.
Ensuring all children have access to ongoing, high-quality health care is essential to their development and well-being. Read More >
Learn about SIDS and other sleep-related causes of infant death; what you can do to reduce the risk of SIDS with recommendations by the American Academy of Pediatrics, focusing on a safe sleep environment. Read More >
Staying healthy is very important in the lives of families, children, and communities. Read More >
Flu season usually runs from October to March. There are many resources and information for parents, child care providers and people who work in other early childhood settings to plan for flu season. Read More >
Ebola fact sheets
The state Department of Health has developed a fact sheet about Ebola, available in English and Spanish.