Staying healthy and safe is such a vital part of a child’s development. Below are some resources to help parents connect with information and resources that will help them to keep their child healthy, safe, and ready to learn:
Washington State Department of Health: https://www.doh.wa.gov/YouandYourFamily/IllnessandDisease/Flu/MaterialsandResources#health
Center For Disease Control & Prevention – Flu Vaccine: https://www.cdc.gov/flu/pdf/freeresources/family/flu-guide-for-parents-2018.pdf
Nutrition.gov information center for children: https://www.nutrition.gov/subject/life-stages/children
American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry: http://www.aapd.org/advocacy/dentalhome/
American Dental Association – Find a Dentist: https://findadentist.ada.org
KidsHealth – Finding a Pediatrician: https://kidshealth.org/en/parents/find-ped.html
American Academy of Pediatrics Health/Safety Resources: https://www.healthychildren.org/English/Pages/default.aspx
Preschool-age Growth & Development Milestones (Physical Skills, Social Skills, Cognitive Skills) – https://www.healthychildren.org/english/ages-stages/preschool/pages/default.aspxP
Grade school-age Growth & Development – https://www.healthychildren.org/English/ages-stages/gradeschool/Pages/default.aspx
Carseat/Booster Seat Safety: http://sammamishmontessori.com/use-the-right-kind-of-car-seat-or-booster-seat-and-use-it-correctly/
Fostering Healthy Family Relationships: https://www.everydayhealth.com/healthy-living/healthy-home/7-ways-improve-family-communication/
Thank you for keeping your child home if he/she has:
- A fever of 100ºF or greater
- Diarrhea (3 or more watery stools within the last 24 hours or any bloody stool).
- Vomiting (2 or more times in past 24 hours)
- An earache
- A headache
- Signs of irritability or confusion
- A sore throat
- A rash
- Fatigue that limits participation in daily activities
- Communicable diseases in the contagious stage (see Parent Handbook).
If you find another resource you believe would be good to share, please suggest it by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you! Together we can all stay healthier.