Childcare Educators - Early Years Outreach
Early Years Outreach is a Middlesex-London Health Unit program that supports Early Childhood Educators and childcare professionals in London and Middlesex County through e-Newsletters, virtual presentations, learning opportunities and online information and resources.
Subscribe to the Middlesex-London Health Unit Early Years Outreach electronic Newsletters. The EYO eNewsletter is sent out monthly and updates on an “as needed” basis. Please fill in the required fields. Be sure to check for your confirmation email.
Previously Sent eNewsletters
Developmental Checklist and Resources:
Look See Checklist by ndds
The Electronic Look See Checklist by Nipissing District Developmental Screen is a developmental checklist that follows a child from one month of age to six years. It provides a snapshot in time of your child's development, and a starting point for discussion with a health/child care professional.
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Healthy Eating and Food Allergies
- Ontario Dietitians in Public Health (ODPH) Child Care Healthy Eating Resources
These child care nutrition resources were created to support child care providers across Ontario in planning and preparing healthy food for children in their care. They reflect current best practices for creating supportive nutrition environments in the child care setting and will help providers meet the food and drink requirements set out in the Child Care and Early Years Act, 2014 (section 42 of Ont. Reg. 137/15).
- Diététistes en santé publique de l’Ontario Ressources en français
Ces ressources sur la nutrition pour les services de garde d’enfants ont été développées dans le but d’aider les fournisseurs de services de garde à planifier et à préparer des aliments sains pour les enfants sous leurs soins. Elles reflètent les pratiques exemplaires courantes pour la création d’environnements alimentaires sains dans les services de garde et aideront les fournisseurs de services de garde à respecter les exigences relatives aux aliments et boissons de la Loi de 2014 sur la garde d’enfants et la petite enfance (article 42 du Règl. de l’Ont. 137/15).
- Gardening at Your Child Care Centre (Health and Social Services Haldimand and Norfok)
Having a garden at your child care centre is a great way to teach children about how plants grow and to get them interested in fruits and vegetables.
Immunization Requirement Resources
Non-COVID Immunization Resources:
Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination Policies:
Infectious Disease Resources
- Parent Resources (Bookmark with QR Code)
The Health Unit's parent resource bookmark inlcudes a QR code directing users to our online parent resource library. If you would like printed copies of this resource to share with parents and caregivers at your centres, please email EarlyYearsOutreach@mlhu.on.ca, let us know how many printed copies you would like to receive, and inlcude your location's address in the email.
Safe Healthy Children: A Health and Safety Manual for Childcare Providers
Previously Sent eNewsletters and New Alerts:
Date of creation: March 20, 2014
Last modified on: May 16, 2023