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  • Measles: What Programs Serving Children and Families Should Know

    Published: February 13, 2015
    For ACF-supported human services programs that serve children, youth, and families, news reports about the outbreak of measles cases in a number of states may be especially concerning. Staff may have questions about what they can do to help prevent the spread of measles, and how to provide accurate information to parents.
  • Infographic: Preparedness for Moms - Packing and Planning for Disasters while Pregnant

    Published: October 21, 2015
    Packing and planning for disasters while pregnant and with kids.
  • Infographic: How high is your family's risk in a disaster?

    Published: September 4, 2013
    Since 2002, an average of 151 federally recognized disasters and emergencies strike the U.S. each year. How high is your family's risk in a disaster?
  • Ebola: The Facts for Head Start Programs

    Published: November 3, 2014
    For parents and guardians of the more than one million children from birth to age five who receive comprehensive services each day through Head Start and Early Head Start programs, as well as for Head Start program staff members, the recent reports of patients with Ebola Virus Disease in the United States can be understandably concerning. Head Start and Early Head Start programs are encouraged to use this fact sheet to answer questions staff may have and support staff, children, and families.
  • Understanding Ebola: Information for Child Care Providers

    Published: November 3, 2014
    For center-based and home-based child care providers, the recent reports of patients with Ebola Virus Disease in the United States can be understandably concerning.  CCDF grantees and partners are encouraged to use this fact sheet to answer questions staff may have and support staff, children, and families.
  • Understanding Ebola: For Parents of Young Children

    Published: November 3, 2014
    With all the talk of Ebola in the news, it is natural for parents and guardians to be concerned. It is very unlikely that you or your children will be exposed to Ebola, but you may have questions. This fact sheet provides information that is helpful to you as a parent or caregiver and answers questions you may have about Ebola.
  • 2010 National Commission on Children and Disasters Report to the President and Congress

    Published: October 1, 2010
    The report was prepared under an Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) contract to Abt Associates (Contract No. 290-06-00011-10).
  • Understanding Ebola: Information for Head Start and Early Head Start Parents

    Published: November 3, 2014
    With all the talk of Ebola in the news, it is natural for parents and guardians to be concerned. It is very unlikely that you or your children will be exposed to Ebola, but you may have questions. This fact sheet provides information that is helpful to you as a parent or caregiver and answers questions you may have about Ebola.
  • New York Children's Issues Task Force Report

    Published: September 2, 2014
    This report details lessons learned by the New York Children's Issues Task Force, which was led by the NY State Office of Children and Family Services and the Administration for Children and Families Region 2 Office in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy.
  • How Do I Talk to My Child about Ebola?

    Published: November 3, 2014
    In order to reduce your child’s fears of Ebola, it is best to limit his or her exposure to TV reports on the disease. You may also need to monitor your child’s use of social media and the internet. Be cautious about discussing Ebola where children may overhear. If your children ask questions, make time to listen to their concerns and answer their questions.

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