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National Center on Early Childhood Quality Assurance, July, 2016
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This brief, one in a series of nine addressing health and safety requirements specified in the Child Care and Development Block Grant Act of 2014, provides an overview of prevention and control of infectious diseases for center-based and home-based…
National Center on Early Childhood Quality Assurance, July, 2016
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This brief, one in a series of nine addressing health and safety requirements specified in the Child Care and Development Block Grant Act of 2014, provides an overview of administering medications in center-based and home-based child care settings.…
National Center on Early Childhood Quality Assurance, July, 2016
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This brief, one in a series of nine addressing health and safety requirements specified in the Child Care and Development Block Grant Act of 2014, provides an overview of the prevention of and response to food allergy reactions for center-based and…
National Center on Early Childhood Quality Assurance, July, 2016
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This brief, one in a series of nine addressing health and safety requirements specified in the Child Care and Development Block Grant Act of 2014, provides an overview of reducing the risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) and using safe…
National Center on Early Childhood Quality Assurance, July, 2016
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This brief, one in a series of nine addressing health and safety requirements specified in the Child Care and Development Block Grant Act of 2014, provides an overview of building and physical premises safety for center-based and home-based child…
Slining Meghan, Neelon Sara E. Benjamin, Duffey Kiyah J., 22 November, 2014
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed

The purpose of this study was to review state regulations promoting increased physical activity and decreased sedentary behaviors in infants in child care and to assess consistency with recent Institute of Medicine (IOM) recommendations. Methods…

Durrett Jordan A., Bey Asia S., October, 2014
Reports & Papers
In order to determine how Illinois could better keep the estimated 503,700 children less than five years old that depend on some kind of regular child care safe, Kids In Danger (KID) surveyed Illinois child care workers. A total of 227 responses…
Durrett Jordan A., Bey Asia S., October, 2014
Executive Summary
Kids In Danger (KID) recently surveyed child care workers throughout Illinois to assess behavior and attitudes towards children's product safety. Findings of the report include: (1) Forty-nine percent of the respondents reported at least one…
American Academy of Pediatrics, American Public Health Association, National Resource Center for Health and Safety in Child Care (U.S.), 2013
Other
A set of standards to prevent serious harm and injury to children, drawn from a comprehensive compilation of health and safety standards related to all aspects of child care and early education, including staffing, health promotion and protection,…
American Academy of Pediatrics, American Public Health Association, National Resource Center for Health and Safety in Child Care (U.S.), March, 2012
Other
A selection of standards on nutrition, physical activity, media viewing, and computer time in early care and education programs
American Academy of Pediatrics, American Public Health Association, National Resource Center for Health and Safety in Child Care (U.S.), March, 2012
Executive Summary
A summary of a selection of standards on nutrition, physical activity, media viewing, and computer time in early care and education programs
American Academy of Pediatrics, American Public Health Association, National Resource Center for Health and Safety in Child Care (U.S.), 2012
Other
A selection of health and safety standards for early care and education programs related to safe sleep practices, environment, policies, and information, and to education on safe sleep and Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) risk reduction
Ettridge Kerry A., Bowden Jacqueline A., Rayner Joanne M., Wilson Carlene J., February, 2011
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An exploration of characteristics of child care sites associated with the existence and implementation of sun protection policies and practices, based on the questionnaire responses of 1017 directors across Australia
Olympia Robert P., Brady Jodi, Kapoor Shawn, Mahmood Qasim, Way Emily, Avner Jeffrey R., April 2010
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A survey of center evacuation plans, written plans for urgent medical care, availability of equipment and supplies, and the training of staff in first aid/cardiopulmonary resuscitation, based on 496 questionnaire responses from currently licensed…
Vale Susana, Silva Pedro, Santos Rute, Soares-Miranda Luisa, Mota Jorge, April, 2010
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of compliance with National Association for Sport and Physical Education guidelines and a comparison of the physical activity of boys and girls on weekends and weekdays, based on data from 245 young children aged 3.5- through 6-years-old, a…