Early Childhood Education
This page contains resources and local contact information that you can view and use. It is targeted at people working with children aged under 5 in Hawke's Bay.
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Sit Less, Move More, Sleep Well
These Guidelines provide population health advice to support health practitioners, early childhood educators, regional sports trusts and others who provide advice to parents, caregivers and whānau or families on physical activity for children under five years of age.
The Ministry of Education Guide to Allergies for schools and early childhood services.
- information to increase understanding of allergies and anaphylaxis
- four key strategies for schools and early childhood services
- key resources.
Click here to find out more about Health Protection Officers and the work that they do.
Click here to download this handwashing poster.
Click to download this handwashing poster.
At-a-glance information on a number of diseases. Shows how each disease is spread, early symptoms, time between exposure and sickness, and for how long children and adults should be excluded from early childhood centres, school, or work.
Gastroenteritis or tummy bug or gastro - is an infection and inflammation of the intestines or gut.
Template for a centre to record and report case numbers during an outbreak.
Health education resources are available from the ground floor of Napier Health, 76 Wellesley Road, Napier.
We have information on a wide range of health topics. We have free pamphlets, booklets, posters, DVDs and education kits available.
Four-year-old children are screened for hearing problems and some vision problems. This routine screening is part of the B4 School Check.
Most vision and hearing screening is conducted by Vision Hearing Technicians (VHTs) who are employed by District Health Boards. They are trained specifically for this role and conduct screening in schools, early childhood education centres and other community settings such as Plunket rooms or doctors’ clinics.
Details about the community oral health (dental service)
Well Child Tamariki Ora providers monitor the wellbeing of your baby/child until they reach five years of age.
The free B4 School Check is an opportunity for early childhood educators and health professionals to work together to support the health, development and wellbeing of young children by identifying and following up on any health or development issues before the child starts school.
Safekids Aotearoa provides valuable information, services and advice on unintentional childhood injury prevention.
Information on scabies
Information on Insect bites
A common skin infection caused by bacteria.
Information on Impetigo
Information on Eczema
Information on Boils.