Measles Information in English and Spanish

HealthyChildren.org is a trustworthy website for parents. The American Academy of Pediatrics maintains the site. Recent articles were about measles. This article is in three formats. Choose the printed article in English or Spanish. You can have a narrator read the words. This option highlights the words in the article as the narrator says them. Combining visual and auditory presentation improves understanding.

For the “Espanol” version, click the tab at the top of the page. Then read the words in the article and hear the simultaneous narration in Spanish.  The URLs for these article are http://www.healthychildren.org/English/safety-prevention/immunizations/Pages/How-to-Protect-Your-Children-During-A-Measles-Outbreak.aspx and https://www.healthychildren.org/English/safety-prevention/immunizations/Pages/Protecting-Your-Baby-from-a-Measles-Outbreak-FAQs.aspx.

The current measles outbreak reminds us about why child care providers should use tracking software for preventive health services. Choose a system that helps the child care program comply with state regulations. In Pennsylvania early education programs must have documentation that children are up-to-date with preventive health services recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics. Reviewed and reaffirmed 7/2021