Porque? Los bebes y Los nines pequenos necesitan controles medicos regulares iEL seguro medico abre las puertas a citas medicas regulares para poder recibir chequeos, vacunas que previenen enfermedades, servicios dentales y mucho mas! Todo nino merece un comienzo saludable para tener exito en la escuela y en la vida.
By Subject: Child Welfare | Early Childhood Education | Home Visiting | K-12 Education | Maternal and Child Health | Prenatal-to-Age-Three
For children to have the healthiest start possible, they need to be insured as early as possible. By age 3, children should have 12 well-child visits, according to the schedule set by the American Academy of Pediatrics. These regular, preventive visits to the doctor or pediatrician are important to track a child’s growth and development, […]
No baby or toddler should go without health insurance, and keeping kids covered is more important than ever during the COVID-19 pandemic. Pennsylvania must do more for our youngest children. Advocates and providers must work together to educate families and the public about their free or low-cost, affordable options for health insurance through Medicaid and […]
Lead is toxic. There is no safe level of lead exposure – even the smallest amount can damage a child’s ability to learn – and children are most at-risk of lead’s toxicity. According to the CDC, children are commonly exposed to lead from hand-to-mouth activities involving contaminated dust and soils around older homes that contain […]
This overview details the policy areas of focus of Pennsylvania’s prenatal-to-age-three collaborative, which consists of nonprofit, community and state partners across early care and education and maternal and child health interests.