The Center for Disease Control (CDC) offers up to date guidance for child care programs. Access resources regarding cleaning, disinfection, health screenings and other important topics for the child care director.
PA Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (PA AAP) has operated the Early Childhood Education Linkage System (ECELS). The mission of ECELS is to improve the quality of early childhood education and school-age child care programs. ECELS provides professional development and technical assistance about health and safety in child care.
The American Academy of Pediatrics is dedicated to the health of all children. The website is updated with the most current guidance on health and safety practices for children. Providers can access articles, policy announcements and other resources.
PA Department of Health provides the most up-to-date information regarding public health issues in Pennsylvania. Resources include emergency preparedness tools and contact information for the Department of Health.