Child Care and Early Education Research Connections

Skip to main content

Search Results

Explore our collection of gray research literature (e.g., publicly available reports and briefs published by government agencies, and for-profit and nonprofit organizations), peer-reviewed journal articles, survey instruments, webinars, and descriptions of projects funded by the Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation. Learn more about the scope of our collection.

You can filter your results by keyword, date, resource type, topic, location (state in which the data were collected), grant (federally funded grant that supported the research), publisher, funder, and author. And you can indicate whether to include resources with data from all states, full text, and peer-reviewed research.

Displaying 1 - 25 out of 255 results
National Center on Early Childhood Quality Assurance, July, 2016
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This brief, one in a series of nine addressing health and safety requirements specified in the Child Care and Development Block Grant Act of 2014, provides an overview of prevention and control of infectious diseases for center-based and home-based…
National Center on Early Childhood Quality Assurance, May, 2020
Fact Sheets & Briefs
The Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG) Act of 2014 and the Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) Program final rule (2016) require states and territories to have health and safety requirements in 11 different topic areas, as well as…
National Center on Early Childhood Quality Assurance, July, 2020
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This brief provides an overview of the prevention and control of infectious diseases. A series of briefs about CCDF health and safety requirements was first released in July 2016 by the National Center on Early Childhood Quality Assurance (ECQA…
Osterholm Michael, December, 1994
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An overview of infectious diseases in the daycare setting, including the suggestion that future studies must systematically evaluate infectious diseases in child care in order to devise control measures, and take into account factors such as the age…
Obeng-Gyasi Emmanuel, Weinstein Melissa A., Hauser Jessica R., Obeng Cecilia Sem, September 2018
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed

Scholarship on child health indicates that the early years of life are vital for all aspects of health and development. In particular, a solid health foundation predicts good life outcomes; therefore, systematic strategies for combating diseases…

Cochi Stephen L., Atkinson William L., Dini Eugene F., Adams William G., Gershon Anne A., December, 1994
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A discussion of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices of the U.S. Public Health Service's revised recommended immunization schedule, including challenges that exist to implementing the program
Cordell Ralph L., Summer 2001
Other
Peer Reviewed
A literature review of studies inquiring about the risk to center-based child care workers of contracting an infectious disease
Hutchinson M. Katherine, June 1992
Other
Peer Reviewed
Overviews of the research, costs, problems, and practices associated with the spread of infectious disease in infant/toddler care environments, an outline of infectious diseases common to these environments, and a discussion of infection control…
Enserink Remko, Ypma Rolf, Donker Ge A., Smit Henriette A., Pelt Wilfrid van, August, 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Studying day-care-associated infectious disease dynamics aids in formulating evidence-based guidelines for disease control, thereby supporting day-care centers in their continuous efforts to provide their child population with a safe and hygienic…
Lu Ning, Samuels Michael E., Shi Leiyu, Baker Samuel L., Glover Saundra H., Sanders Jimy M., 2004
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the rate of infectious diseases (respiratory and diarrhea) reported in children who attended center based child care compared with the reported rate in children who did not attend out of home child care
D'Onise Katina, Lynch John W., McDermott Robyn A., Esterman Adrian, June, 2011
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A comparison of the adult risk factors for heart disease found among attendees and non-attendees of South Australian Kindergarten Union preschools from 1940 through 1972, based on the telephone survey responses of a sample of 1,063 individuals from…
Ibfelt Tobias, Engelund Eva Hoy, Schultz Anna Charlotte, Andersen Leif Percival, February, 2015
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The rising number of children in daycare nurseries increases opportunities for the transmission of infectious diseases. Pathogens may be transmitted directly from child to child via sneezing, coughing and touching, or indirectly via the environment…
National Health and Medical Research Council (Australia), 2005
Other
A guide to the prevention of the spread of infectious diseases commonly found in child care settings
Collet Jean-Paul, Burtin P., Gillet J., Bossard N., Ducruet T., Durr F., Epicreche Research Group, 1994
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A comparison of the prevalence of infectious diseases in populations of children cared for in small centers, large centers, family child care, and in their homes, based on a sample of 1,242 children in the Rhone region
Thackeray Rosemary, Magnusson Brianna M., April, 2016
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Background Child care facilities are prime locations for the transmission of infectious and communicable diseases. Children and child care providers are at high risk for cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection which causes severe birth defects and…
McGrath-Morrow Sharon A., Lee Grace, Stewart Beth H., McGinley Brian M., Lefton-Greif Maureen A., Okelo Sande O., Collaco J. Michael, October 2010
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the association between child care attendance and occurrence of respiratory illnesses in a sample of 111 children with Chronic Lung Disease of Prematurity (CLDP)
Sacks Jeffrey, Addiss David, 1995
Other
Peer Reviewed
A letter to the editor reporting on the findings of a telephone survey of child care facility directors regarding their knowledge of injury and disease prevention.
North Carolina. Department of Health and Human Services, 23 March, 2020
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This guidance is intended to help child care facilities make informed decisions about COVID-19 and minimize the risk of exposure to both the staff and the children in their care. To reduce the likelihood of COVID-19 transmission in our community, K-…
Somers Tarah S., Ulirsch Gregory V., June, 2016
Other
Peer Reviewed
The purpose of this column is to inform readers of ATSDR's activities and initiatives to better understand the relationship between exposure to hazardous substances in the environment and their impact on human health and how to protect public health…
Reynolds Arthur J., Ou Suh-Ruu, Eales Lauren, Mondi Christina F., Giovanelli Alison, August 20 2021
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed

IMPORTANCE Educational attainment is an underrecognized factor associated with racial disparities in cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk. Early childhood programs providing comprehensive family services can promote educational and socioeconomic…

Hartleib Kathryn Brogan, Danford Cynthia, Yeh Yulyu, Jen Kai-Lin Catherine, June, 2014
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The prevalence of obesity and overweight persists in the preschool population, despite some prevention and treatment advances, particularly in minorities. Investigating the prevalence of dyslipidemia and the effect of family health may also guide…
Kotch Jonathan, Isbell Patricia, Weber David J., Nguyen Viet, Savage Eric, Gunn Elizabeth, Skinner Martie, Fowlkes Stephen, Virk Jasveer, Allen Jonnell, 2007
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An examination of the impact of the installation of equipment for diaper-changing, hand-washing, and food preparation that is specifically designed to reduce the transmission of infectious agents on the rate of diarrheal illness among children and…
Wagner Jordan, Clodfelter Sharon, March, 2014
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
From 2005 to 2008, Washoe County, Nevada, child care centers experienced an increase in illnesses from communicable disease outbreaks. The number of ill children and caregivers from these outbreaks went from 26 in 2005 to 266 in 2008, an increase of…
United States. Department of Education, March, 2020
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This Questions and Answers document outlines states' responsibilities to infants, toddlers, and children with disabilities and their families, and to the staff serving these children. During an outbreak of COVID-19, local educational agencies (LEAs…
MacDonald Jean K., Boase Janice, Stewart Laurie K., Alexander E. Russell, Solomon Steven L., Cordell Ralph L., 1997
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A summary of active and passive public health surveillance activities for children under six years of age in out-of-home child care settings in Seattle-King County, Washington