Eco-Healthy Child Care® Resources

Child Care & Early Learning Settings

Keeping Your Child Care Safe in COVID-19 infographic- Eco-Healthy Child Care®
Reopening Guidance for Cleaning and Disinfecting Public Spaces, Workplaces, Businesses, Schools, and Homes webpage- Center for Disease Control
Protecting Babies’ Brains at Municipal Child Care Facilities article-Eco-Healthy Child Care®
EPA Supports Healthy Indoor Environments in Schools During COVID-19 Pandemic
 webpage Environmental Protection Agency
Childcare, Schools, and Youth Programs: Plan, Prepare, and Respond webpage, resource list, webinars Centers for Disease Control
Household Chemicals / Químicas tóxicas de uso doméstico factsheet- Eco-Healthy Child Care®
When Should I Close My Child Care Program? A Coronavirus Flowchart infographic- Child Care Aware of America
State By State Child Care Operating Restrictions web tool- Child Care Aware of America
Head Start COVID- 19 Resources
 website, resource list- Head Start ECLKC
Questions about COVID-19 in ECE Programs (On Demand) webinar- NAEYC
Guidance for Child Care Programs that Remain Open webpage- Centers for Disease Control
Tools to Evolve Your COVID-19 Childcare Strategy webinar- CDC Foundation
 COVID-19 Crosswalk article-Caring for Our Children


Cleaning, Disinfecting and Sanitizing

Guidance for Cleaning & Disinfecting Decision Toolwebpage- Centers for Disease Control
Safer Disinfectants on EPA's List of Recommended Antimicrobial Products for Use Against novel Human Coronavirus webpage- Responsible Purchasing Network
Interim Recommendations for U.S. Households with Suspected or Confirmed Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) webpage- Centers for Disease Control

Household Chemicals / Químicas tóxicas de uso doméstico factsheet- Eco-Healthy Child Care®
Safer Choice Chemicals / Safer Choice en español webpage, resource list- Environmental Protection Agency
Cleaning and Disinfectant Chemical Exposures and Temporal Associations with COVID-19 webpage— National Poison Data System
Safer Disinfecting at home in the times of Coronavirus /Desinfectantes más seguros en estos tiempos de coronavirus article, infographic- Women's Voices for the Earth
Cleaning After COVID-19/La Limpieza Después del COVID-19 Workplace Safety Webinar-CSEA
Safer Disinfectant Use During theCOVID-19 Pandemic article Western States PEHSU
Safer Cleaning, Sanitizing and Disinfecting Strategies to Reduce and Prevent COVID-19 Transmission article- OSHA Washington State
Safer Disinfectants, EPA Certified Disinfectants to be Used Against COVID-19 webpage- Women's Voices for the Earth
How to Talk to Your Child's School About Safe Disinfectants toolkit- Women's Voices for the Earth
Disinfectants and COVID-19 webpage, resource list- The National Pesticide Information Center


Sheltering In Place Safely

Keeping Families Healthy and Safe During COVID-19 (Children's health and Home Environments) webpage, webinars- Healthy Homes Initiative
Understanding Importance of Indoor Air Quality During COVID-19 Op-Ed- Del. Pamela Queen
Indoor Air Quality/ Calidad del Aire factsheet- Eco-Healthy Child Care®
EPA Supports Healthy Indoor Environments in Schools During COVID-19 Pandemic webpage Environmental Protection Agency
Lead-Safe Toolkit for Home-Based Child Care toolkit- Eco-Healthy Child Care®


Re-Opening

Reopening Guidance for Cleaning and Disinfecting Public Spaces, Workplaces, Businesses, Schools, and Homes webpage- Center for Disease Control
State-by-State Business Reopening Guidance webpage- U.S. Chamber of Commerce
COVID-19 World-Wide Case Tracker web tool- Google
Childcare, Schools, and Youth Programs: Plan, Prepare, and Respond webpage, resource list, webinars Centers for Disease Control
State By State Child Care Operating Restrictions web tool- Child Care Aware of America


Mental Wellness, Distance Learning, and Talking to Children About Coronavirus 

Parent & Educator Toolkit webpage, resource list- American Public Health Association Environmental Health Task Force
Get H(app)y! Outdoors: Tech Tools to Connect with the Natural World article, resource list- The Green Schools National Network

Supporting Families' Mental Health During COVID-19 website, resource list, webinars-The Child Mind Institute
Resources for Supporting Children’s Emotional Well-being during the COVID-19 Pandemic webpage, resource list- Child Trends
Learning About Coronavirus for Kids web tool, lessons, resource list- Brain Pop
Town Hall on Coronavirus for Kids TV show segment-CNN & Sesame Street


Equity

Communities in Partnership: Ensuring Equity in the Time of COVID-19 webpage, webianrs- Community-Campus Partnerships for Health
Anti-Racism For Kids 101: Starting To Talk About Race resource list- Books For Littles
Virus Is Twice as Deadly for Black and Latino People Than Whites in N.Y.C. article- The New York Times
A Likely But Hidden Coronavirus Risk Factor: Pollution article-The Center for Public Integrity
5 Principles for Just COVID-19 Relief and Stimulus open letter