COVID-19 resources in 9 languages
The Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Units program has resources for families on safe use of disinfectants to reduce the spread of COVID-19. Resources are available in English, Spanish, Amharic, Chinese (simplified), Korean, Portuguese (Brazilian), Russian, Somali and Vietnamese.
Get AAP-endorsed fact sheets and infographics to use in your office, hand out to families and share with schools or early care and education professionals. Visit https://www.pehsu.net/Safer_Disinfectants.html.
School meals through June 2022
A toolkit from the U.S. Department of Agriculture makes it easy for pediatricians and others to share information with parents about free school meals.
All children 18 years and under are eligible to receive school breakfast and school lunch through June 2022, regardless of their household income. Access resources to help spread the word at https://adobe.ly/3rYcRVS.
- A 25-minute webinar describes developmental surveillance, screening and strategies to incorporate surveillance into practice, https://bit.ly/2WTpSVn.
- A free PediaLink course on acute flaccid myelitis includes six modules on prompt recognition, diagnosis, treatment, reporting, rehabilitation and long-term care, https://bit.ly/Ped-AFM.
- Addressing Mental Health Concerns in Pediatrics: A Practical Resource Toolkit for Clinicians, 2nd Edition, aligns with AAP mental health competencies for pediatric practice. It provides decision support to assess and care for children with anxiety and trauma-related distress, depressive symptoms, disruptive behavior and aggression, and family dysfunction. Visit https://shop.aap.org/mentalhealthtoolkit/.
- The S.T.A.B.L.E. Cardiac Module Multimedia Companion provides guidance for neonatal health care professionals on assessing and stabilizing neonates with suspected congenital heart disease. Subscribe at https://bit.ly/3CjtLTT.