Articles on Health Issues

Measles - What Child Care Programs Should Know

http://www.ececonsortium.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/ACF-Measles-Message_final.pdf

Water Safety Campaign  - "Watch Kids Around Water"

http://www.dfps.state.tx.us/documents/about/News/press_releases/IndependenceDayNewsRelease2014.pdf


Discounted Immunizations

If your child does not have Medicaid or private health insurance, you can get $10 immunizations at the Lone Star Family Health Center. You must bring a letter from us stating that your child needs the required immunizations and a record of all past immunizations. Please see the office for details.

12 Kid's Symptoms You Should Never Ignore

http://shine.yahoo.com/parenting/12-kids-symptoms-never-ignore-221400765.html


Health Alert - Confirmed case of the Measles in Houston

Please visit http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/metropolitan/7503980.html for more information from the Houston Chronicle.


Albuterol Sulfate Recall - 01/01/2011

Please visit the following website for more information on the recall of albuterol sulfate used in breathing machines:

http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm238528.htm


Immunization Information:

For more information regarding immunization requirements for child care centers please visit the Texas Department of State Health Services website at:
http://www.dshs.state.tx.us/immunize/school/default.shtm


CNN Report:  A recent article on CNN.com addressed the effects of watching extensive television on children and the use of television in child care settings. Please follow this link to read: http://www.dshs.state.tx.us/immunize/school/default.shtm