1. ICYMI: Helping Parents Manage Stress During COVID-19 webinar. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) hosted a one-hour chat to share strategies for connecting with and supporting families. Discover ideas for conducting virtual well-being checks. Click here to view the slide deck. 

  2. Addressing the Mental Health Needs of Early Childhood Education Staff During COVID-19, National Center on Early Childhood Health and Wellness, Tuesday, June 9, 2020, 1:00–2:00 p.m. EDT. 

  3. Did you know nearly 1 In 7 Floridians Live In Poverty? There are nearly 870,000 Kids Under 18 Living in Poverty. The Florida Chamber Foundation's published a series of maps that outline the childhood poverty number and rate for every zip code in every county in the state of Florida. The maps are intended to provide business leaders, elected officials, and community leaders with valuable data to identify areas where the highest cases of poverty exist. The maps can be seen here.

For more information, please visit our COVID-19 Resource page, which is updated regularly and the FHSA events listIf there is something else you need guidance on, let us know - we will continue to work state agencies and NHSA to get your questions answered. 


Wanda Minick 
Executive Director 

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Florida Head Start Association
111 N. Gadsden Street, Suite 200 |  Tallahassee, FL 32301
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