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National Week of the Young Child
This week is National Week of the Young ChildTM, hosted by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) and celebrated annually to bring attention to the needs of young children and their families while also recognizing the early childhood programs and services that meet those needs.
NVHD is proud to be part of the Valley’s Early Childhood Regional Council, which is co-chaired by NVHD’s Assistant Director of Community Health Services, Carissa Caserta, MPH! Here are some family and child friendly resources related to the coronavirus outbreak:
- Sesame Street – “In response to the unprecedented uncertainty facing young children and families, Sesame Workshop’s Caring for Each Otherinitiative marks the beginning of a commitment to support families throughout the COVID-19 health crisis with a broad variety of free resources.” – https://www.sesamestreet.org/caring
- CDC – Messages for parents, school staff, and others working with children: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/daily-life-coping/talking-with-children.html
- NVHD has linked free mental health and wellness resources for families here: nvhd.org/coping