Author: acscreative

January is National Radon Action Month

January is National Radon Action Month. Radon is an odorless, colorless, radioactive gas. Radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer in the United States, second only to tobacco. Radon occurs naturally from the breakdown of uranium. It is estimated that radon is responsible for more than 21,000 lung cancer deaths per year. Radon… Read more »

Coping in the Wake of Mass Shootings and Violent Events

I wanted to take a moment to introduce myself, though I wish it could be under more pleasant circumstances. My name is Andy Roszak and I began working for Child Care Aware® of America (CCAoA) this week as the new Senior Director of Emergency Preparedness. I’m excited to have been selected for this new position… Read more »

Reauthorization of the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP)

The reauthorization of the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) has a congressional Fall deadline. The CACFP is a federal program serving more than 3 million children in child care, Head Start, and after school programs across the country. With more science and academic reports explaining the benefits of healthy diets for kids, Congress… Read more »

USDA Comment Period for Child and Adult Care Food Program Deadline April 15th

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is currently reviewing proposed rule updates to the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP): Meal Pattern Revisions Related to the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010. The CACFP is a federal program serving more than 3 million children in child care, Head Start and after school programs across… Read more »

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