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United States. Environmental Protection Agency. Office of Water, United States. Office of Child Care, March, 2021
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This factsheet is part of EPA’s 3Ts for Reducing Lead in Drinking Water in Schools and Child Care Facilities (3Ts) Toolkit, referenced in Important Resources. It also includes considerations for lead sampling after extended closures. This factsheet…
Lopez Adriana S., Hill Mary, Antezano Jessica, Vilven Dede, Rutner Tyler, Bogdanow Linda, Claflin Carlene, Kracalik Ian T., Fields Victoria L., Dunn Angela, Tate Jacqueline E., Kirking Hannah L., Kiphibane Tair, Risk Ilene, Tran Cuc H., 18 September, 2020
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Reports suggest that children aged ?10 years can efficiently transmit SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). However, limited data are available on SARS-CoV-2 transmission from young children, particularly in child…
Link-Gelles Ruth, DellaGrotta Amanda L., Molina Caitlin, Clyne Ailis, Campagna Kristine, Lanzieri Tatiana M., Hast Marisa A., Palipudi Krishna, Dirlikov Emilio, Bandy Utpala, 28 August, 2020
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
During June 1–July 31, the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) conducted investigations of any reported COVID-19 case in a child or adult, including staff members, parents, or guardians, present at a child care program. Reported cases were…
National Center on Early Childhood Quality Assurance, July, 2020
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This brief provides an overview of the prevention and control of infectious diseases. A series of briefs about CCDF health and safety requirements was first released in July 2016 by the National Center on Early Childhood Quality Assurance (ECQA…
National Center on Early Childhood Quality Assurance, July, 2020
Fact Sheets & Briefs
The Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG) Act of 2014 and the Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) Program final rule (2016) require states and territories to have health and safety requirements in 11 different topic areas, as well as…
National Center on Early Childhood Quality Assurance, July, 2020
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This brief provides an overview of building and physical premises safety. A series of briefs about CCDF health and safety requirements was first released in July 2016 by the National Center on Early Childhood Quality Assurance (ECQA Center) in…
National Center on Early Childhood Quality Assurance, July, 2020
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This brief provides an overview of handling, storing, and disposing of hazardous materials and biological contaminants. A series of briefs about CCDF health and safety requirements was first released in July 2016 by the National Center on Early…
Maryland State Child Care Association, Maryland State Child Care Association, 04 May, 2020
Reports & Papers
This is a tally of 309 responses from a statewide survey of COVID-19 pandemic-related issues faced by child care sites in Maryland. Child care providers were asked questions about changes to operating status, ability to adjust to smaller classes,…
National Center on Early Childhood Quality Assurance, May, 2020
Fact Sheets & Briefs
The Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG) Act of 2014 and the Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) Program final rule (2016) require states and territories to have health and safety requirements in 11 different topic areas, as well as…
Sirota Alexandra Forter, April, 2020
Other
The effectiveness of North Carolina's response to the COVID-19 pandemic should be measured by how it supports families and children in staying healthy and safe and how it minimizes the economic harm to our families and communities from necessary…
Somers Tarah S., Freed Jennifer, Wendel Arthur M., Williams Dana, March, 2020
Other
In 2017, the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) released the Choose Safe Places for Early Care and Education Guidance Manual. The guidance manual helps environmental and public health professionals ensure that early care and…
Action for Children, 2020
Other
Child care sites experienced new challenges as Ohio enacted legislation to keep children safe during the COVID-19 pandemic of 2020. For a short period of time, child care availability was limited to children of essential workers and a temporary…
Child Care Aware of America. Emergency Child Care & Technical Assistance Center, 2020
Fact Sheets & Briefs
Health and safety in child care settings are always paramount. The COVID-19 pandemic has illuminated unique conditions that require additional attention to ensure the environment is safe and healthy for young children. This resource highlights…
Wendel Arthur M., Somers Tarah S., Freed Jennifer, Hall Elisha, October, 2019
Other
Peer Reviewed
What would you want to know before your children attend a day care opening in a former industrial building or adjacent to a nail salon? Are children at risk if their new preschool is located on former farmland where lead arsenate pesticide might…
DeJonge Peter, Martin Emily T., Hayashi Michael, Hashikawa Andrew N., October, 2019
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Environmental decontamination is one of the most effective methods to prevent transmission of infectious pathogens in child care centers (CCCs). Alongside state recommendations, national organizations-including the American Academy of Pediatrics (…