Category Archives: Health and Safety

Saturday, July 16, 2022 9:00-11:00 am Universal Learning Academy; 3355 Deans Bridge Rd, Suite 3, Augusta, GA 30906 · During this hands-on training, we will learn about Farm to ECE and do some fun activities that can be replicated in the classroom. We will show examples of Farm to ECE programs from a recent USDA-funded grant… Read more »

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 Happy Helpings is Georgia’s summer food service program, funded by the USDA and administered by the Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning.  Through it, children under 19 and in need of healthy meals and snacks can get them for free.  Organizations can partner with Happy Helpings and receive reimbursements for getting healthy meals and… Read more »

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Did you know that 44 million kids (ages 3-17) have diagnosed anxiety, and 1.9 million have diagnosed depression. Per Feel Your Feels: “Launched in 2020 by Georgia’s Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities and Voices for Georgia’s Children along with incredible partners, the Free Your Feels campaign helps Georgia’s children, teens, and young adults stay mentally healthy… Read more »

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On Wednesday, August 19th, state agencies released COVID-19 guidance for Georgia childcare facilities. The Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning (DECAL) and the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) joined together to develop the guidelines, which cover everything from drop-off/arrival, food preparation and meal service, to how and where to report confirmed cases of… Read more »

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DECAL Spotlights Dangers of Leaving Children in Vehicles. “Look Again” Campaign Urges Greater Awareness to Protect Georgia’s Youngest Citizens “For the seventh consecutive year, DECAL is calling for families and caregivers of children to increase awareness of the dangers of leaving children unattended in vehicles. This year’s “Look Again” campaign aligns with National Heatstroke Prevention… Read more »

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