Fact Sheets

This fact sheet contains general information about diabetes in children for teachers/caregivers of children attending early education and before and after school child care programs.See Managing Chronic Health Needs in Child Care and Schools, 2nd Edition available from the bookstore of the American Academy of Pediatrics at https://shop.aap.org or search www.healthychildren.org for more information. In PA, please send your health and safety request with your name and phone number to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.Updated 6/2018.

Common diapering errors can often lead to cross contamination in the early learning environment.  Addressing these 12 common errors properly will help reduce the spread of germs while diapering. Updated 5/2012

Discipline principles explained for parents and caregivers of children attending early education and care programs. In PA, please send your health and safety request with your name and phone number to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Updated 6/2018.

Several states have conducted studies to determine the impact of the use of child care health consultants on child outcomes and program performance. The findings affirm that child care health consultants help early education and child care providers to improve health and safety in their programs. This fact sheet was updated in 2018. 

See Managing Infectious Diseases in Child Care and Schools, 3rd Edition available at https://shop.aap.org or search www.healthychildren.org for more information. In PA, please send your health and safety request with your name and phone number to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

See Managing Chronic Health Needs in Child Care and Schools, 2nd Edition available from the bookstore of the American Academy of Pediatrics at https://shop.aap.org or search www.healthychildren.org for more information. In PA, please send your health and safety request with your name and phone number to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

See Managing Infectious Diseases in Child Care and Schools, 3rd Edition available at https://shop.aap.org or search www.healthychildren.org for more information. In PA, please send your health and safety request with your name and phone number to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

In January 2007, ECELS/Healthy Child Care PA outlined the key gaps and necessary steps that ECELS recommends to improve the quality of early education and child care in Pennsylvania. This fact sheet provides data and talking points to guide policy-makers and other stakeholders seeking quality child care. Reviewed and reaffirmed 11/2012.

Steps for child care facilities to prevent illness. This approach is for all facilities, but will be especially helpful to those who want to meet the Pennsylvania standards for STARS. 

See Managing Infectious Diseases in Child Care and Schools, 3rd Edition available at https://shop.aap.org/ or search www.healthychildren.org for more information. In PA, please send your health and safety request with your name and phone number to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Did you know common methods of warming formula can cause injury from scalds and burns?  Protect children and staff by following the tips in this fact sheet.  2/2016