The NRC Mission
To improve the quality of child care and early education programs by supporting child care providers and early educators, families, health professionals, early childhood comprehensive systems, state child care regulatory agencies, state and local health departments, and policy makers in their efforts to identify and promote healthy and safe child care and early education programs.
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- May 19, 2015
- NEW RESEARCH: The Haemophilus influenzae Type b (Hib) vaccine not only prevents...
- NEW RESEARCH: The Haemophilus influenzae Type b (Hib) vaccine not only prevents ear infections and meningitis caused by the Hib bacterium, but also protects against ALL, which accounts for approximately 25 percent of cancer diagnoses among children younger than 15 years.
The Hib vaccine is part of the recommended childhood immunization schedule. See the #CFOC3 Standard 18.104.22.168 for more information: http://cfoc.nrckids.org/StandardView/22.214.171.124.
How early childhood vaccination reduces leukemia risk
A team of researchers has discovered how a commonly administered vaccine protects against acute lymphoblastic leukemia, the most common type of childhood cancer. The Haemophilus influenzae Type b (Hib) vaccine not only prevents ear infections and meningitis caused by the Hib bacterium, but also prot…
- May 14, 2015
- Exciting news! Does your community have a farmer's market? Applications due June...
- Exciting news! Does your community have a farmer's market? Applications due June 18.
USDA Announces Grants to Enable More Farmers Markets to Serve Low-Income Families
WASHINGTON, May 5, 2015 – Food, Nutrition and Consumer Services Under Secretary Kevin Concannon today announced the availability of up to $3.3 million in competitive funding to support the ability of farmers markets to accept Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits provided through…
- May 7, 2015
- A Parent’s Guide to Choosing Safe and Healthy Child Care Choosing the right qu...
- A Parent’s Guide to Choosing Safe and Healthy Child Care
Choosing the right quality early care and education program is tough! Researchers have identified 13 health and safety guidelines to think about when choosing an early care and education program. In this checklist, each of these 13 guidelines contains specific questions to ask, or things to look for during an early care and education visit. Print it out and take it with you when visiting potential early care and education programs!
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How To Choose High Quality Child Care-National Resource Center
A resource for parents and guardians from the National Resource Center for Health & Safety in Childcare & Early Education. Contains guidelines, questions, and checklists to assist you assessing the quality of childcare for your children.