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Nutrition and Health

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Miami Valley Child Development Centers, Inc. recognizes that every child must be healthy and well nourished in order to grow and learn at full potential. As such, we offer preventive health services in our comprehensive selection of beneficial services. Early in the enrollment process, we will work to ensure your family is part of an effective health care source. Your child will undergo an early detection health assessment to help identify the need for health-related medical, dental, mental health, and nutritional care. Your family will be eligible to health resources through our community partnerships.

Examples include:

  • Immunizations
  • Basic health checks
  • Speech/language screenings
  • Hearing and vision exams
  • Dental exams

 

 

 

As part of our healthy lifestyles program, your child will receive nutritious meals and snacks each day. They will learn dental care and how to properly brush their teeth. Referrals will be made for medical and dental assessments and treatment, as appropriate.

We also offer a health education program for children and parents. It includes topics such as safe practices and habits, plus nutritional issues on selection and preparation of healthy meals.

Our agency has offered inclusive services to children with disabilities since 1965. Currently, at least 10% of our enrollment opportunities are available for this population.

In 2014/15 health services were offered to 3,098 preschool children along with 1,243 infants and toddlers. Our comprehensive health services help to enhance the school readiness of each child. Services include complete physical exams; preventive care and early detection; vision, dental, and hearing screenings; immunizations; and identification of disabling conditions by qualified medical practitioners. Parents are provided reports where follow up treatment is recommended.

Healthy statistics 2016

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Nondiscrimination Statement

Our early learning centers participate in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP), a federal program that provides healthy meals and snacks to children receiving daycare.

Each day more than 2.6 million children participate in CACFP at childcare homes and centers across the country. Providers are reimbursed for serving nutritious meals which meet USDA requirements. The program plays a vital role in improving the quality of a daycare and making it more affordable for low-income families.

If you have questions about CACFP, please contact:

Ohio Department of Education

CACFP Consultant

25 South Front Street, MS 303

Columbus, Ohio 43215-4183

In accordance with Federal Law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability. To file a complaint of discrimination, write USDA, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, DC 20250-9410 or call toll free (866)632-9992 (Voice). Individuals who are hearing impaired or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800)877-8339; or (800)845-6136 (Spanish). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

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