Archive for the "Heath" Category

Connecticut 2-1-1 Childcare

Posted on November 23rd, 2016

Connecticut 2-1-1 Child Care is a free, confidential, and statewide service which helps match the requests of parents and child care providers with programs. Available Monday – Friday from 8 am to 5 pm. Dial 211 or 1-800-505-100 or go to www.211childcare.org. Parent resources on their website include: Children’s Growth and Development IDEA Individuals with Disabilities […]

Connecticut Child Development Infoline

Posted on November 4th, 2016

The Connecticut Child Development Infoline supports children’s healthy growth and development, starting from pregnancy. They provide services related to: Child development screening and questions In-home support Developmental delays and disabilities Special Education Special health needs Dial 211 or 800-505-7000 cdi.211ct.org

CMV Risks – Cytomegalovirus Is a Greater Threat to Infants Than Zika, but Far Less Often Discussed

Posted on October 31st, 2016

Cytomegalovirus or CMV, is a common virus that infects people of all ages. In the United States, nearly one in three children are already infected with CMV by age 5 years. Over half of adults by age 40 have been infected with CMV. Once CMV is in a person’s body, it stays there for life […]

September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month

Posted on September 21st, 2016

Fall 2016 Childhood Obesity Prevention e-Bulletin Published by the Connecticut Department of Public Health – September 2016 Obesity prevention begins early in life when children are still forming healthy behaviors. Implementing policies that support a healthy child care environment is a crucial step in ensuring the health of Connecticut’s youngest residents.  The Department of Public […]

Updated Data on the State of Southington’s Youth

Posted on August 19th, 2016

The Results Scorecard on the state of Southington’s youth has been updated by the ECCS with the latest data! Check it out to see main indicators related to the success and wellbeing of Southington’s children. Data is collected in the categories of Community, Health and Education. Click on the plus signs to look at the […]