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McIntire MS, Mitchell JR. n.d.. Comprehensive health care delivery for children and youth: A combined approach. Minneapolis, MN: [University of Minnesota, School of Public Health], Systems Development Project Staff, 7 pp. (Comment series no: 2-1 (41))

Annotation: This paper reports a Children and Youth Project conducted by combining the forces of a medical school and a health department, by maintaining role differentiation in respect to education and service, and by developing a Central Health Record and communication system to develop and increase comprehensive health services for children and youth residing in the target areas of poverty. This paper is produced as part of the documentation and assessment of the effect of P.L. 89-97, Title V. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Keywords: Adolescent health programs, Child health programs, Children and Youth Projects, Communication, Comprehensive health services, Interagency cooperation, Medical records, Medical schools, Poverty, Program evaluation, Public health agencies, Title V programs

Gedgoud JL, McIntire MS. n.d.. Progress report of a combined approach for children and youth services. Minneapolis, MN: [University of Minnesota, School of Public Health], Systems Development Project Staff, 11 pp. (Comment series no: 3-2 (45))

Annotation: This report demonstrates graphically how a combination of a health department and a medical school compress to the national average of all Children and Youth projects. This paper is produced as part of the documentation and assessment of the effect of P.L. 89-97, Title V. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Keywords: Adolescent health programs Comprehensive health services, Child health programs, Children and Youth Projects, Communication, Interagency cooperation, Medical records, Medical schools, Poverty, Program evaluation, Public health agencies, Title V programs

Hubinger J. n.d.. Michigan Model for Improving Pediatric Emergency Medical Services (EMS for Children in Michigan [Final report]. Lansing, MI: Michigan Department of Public Health,

Annotation: This project sought to reduce the number and the impact of childhood injuries, especially those due to fire and violence. Two broad objectiveswere written for year 3 activities, involving methods of training emergency providers (training objective), and public/student education, smoke detector battery distribution, and school injury reporting (injury prevention objective). Materials developed include a 1993 injury prevention calendar, a statewide curriculum for pediatric emergencies, and data reports on prehospital and inpatient studies. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: National Technical Information Service, O.S. Department of Commerce, 5301 Shawnee Road, Alexandria, VA 22312, Telephone: (703) 605-6050 Secondary Telephone: (888) 584-8332 E-mail: customerservice@ntis.gov Web Site: http://www.ntis.gov Document Number: NTIS PB97-121917.

Keywords: Emergency Medical Services for Children, Emergency Medical Technicians, Injury Prevention, Professional Education in EMSC, School Age Children

Action for Healthy Kids. n.d.. Classroom energizers and brain breaks. Chicago, IL: Action for Healthy Kids, 2 pp. (Tip sheet)

Annotation: This document provides tips on ways to include fitness breaks in school and resources available to help schools get started. Contents include ideas for classroom activity breaks, using music, suggestions for middle and high school students, tips on involving physical education teachers, and asking students to share their physical activity break ideas.

Contact: Action for Healthy Kids, 600 W. Van Buren Street, Suite 720, Chicago, IL 60607-3758, Telephone: (800) 416-5136 Fax: (312) 212-0098 E-mail: info@actionforhealthykids.org Web Site: https://www.actionforhealthykids.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Academic achievement, Advocacy, Learning, Participation, Physical activity, Resources for professionals, School age children, School health, Schools, Students

Delta Dental Plan of Michigan. n.d.. Teaching tools. Okemos, MI: Delta Dental Plan of Michigan, 1 website.

Annotation: These tools, which are designed for teachers and caregivers, can be used to teach children about good oral health. Tools include lessons plans for grades 2–4, activity sheets, posters and flyers about choosing healthy drinks, science activity cards from grades K–4, and oral health brochures. A list of other resources is included. Some of the tools are available in Spanish.

Contact: Delta Dental Plan of Michigan, 4100 Okemos Road, Okemos, MI 48864, Web Site: https://www.deltadentalmi.com Available from the website.

Keywords: Educational materials, Oral health, School age children, Spanish language materials, Teaching

Branson BS, McCunniff MD. [2022]. Oral health guide for caregivers of school-aged children. Jefferson City, MO: Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, Office of Dental Health, 16 pp.

Annotation: This booklet is designed to help school nurses and others who work with school-age children provide effective treatment for minor oral health emergencies or problems such as inflamed or irritated gum tissue, toothaches, a broken or displaced tooth, traumatic avulsion, and a lacerated lip or tongue. Topics include dental first aid and primary and permanent dentition. A dental trauma decision tree is included. zzz

Contact: Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, Office of Dental Health, P.O. Box 570, Jefferson City, MO 65102-0570, Telephone: (573) 751-5874 E-mail: info@health.mo.gov Web Site: http://health.mo.gov/living/families/oralhealth/index.php Available from the website.

Keywords: Emergencies, First aid, Oral health, School age children, School health, Trauma, Treatment

Center for Science in the Public Interest. 2022. Healthy school meals for all: A toolkit for advocates. Washington DC: Center for Science in the Public Interest, 19 pp.

Annotation: This toolkit provides information and resources to help advocates to improve the quality of school meals. It discusses the history of school meals; school meals today; the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010, and lawsuits over a 2018 U.S. Department of Agriculture rule that weakened sodium, whole grain, and flavored milk standards for school meals. Also discussed are the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on the importance of school meals, the Center for Science in the Public Interest's vision for school meals, and what advocates can do to help realize this vision. Fact sheets on key priorities are included, along with information on state and local model legislation and policy, messaging guidance, and sample communication materials. zzz

Contact: Center for Science in the Public Interest, 1220 L Street, N.W., Suite 300, Washington, DC 20005, Telephone: (202) 332-9110 Fax: (202) 265-4954 E-mail: cspi@cspinet.org Web Site: http://www.cspinet.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Advocacy, Legislation, Nutrition, Public policy, School age children, School health

National Healthy Schools Collaborative. 2022. A ten-year roadmap for healthy schools: Exploring opportunities to achieve transformational change = Healthy schools ten-year roadmap. [no place]: National Healthy Schools Collaborative, 25 pp.

Annotation: This roadmap aims to inspire communities to continue the work begun during the COVID-19 pandemic on building systems that effectively serve the whole child and children's educators. The roadmap identifies 10 priorities for the next 10 years, including developing shared goals; instituting equitable funding models; bolstering quality of services and systems; providing healthy spaces to learn, play, and work; optimizing funding streams; increasing awareness of the interdependence of learning and health; improving data regulation, collection, transparency, privacy, and interoperablity; addressing workforce shortages; encouraging the public to become a partner in improving health and learning outomes; and enhancing the ability of community-based organizations to identify and mobilize people and communities around issues related to healthy schools. zzz

Contact: National Healthy Schools Collaborative, Web Site: https://www.healthyschoolsroadmap.org/faqs Available from the website.

Keywords: Academic achievement, Communities, Data, Financing, School age children, Schools

Oral Health Ohio. 2021. Ohio's state oral health plan 2021-2022: Goal--Integration of oral and overall health across systems. Cincinnati, OH: Oral Health Ohio, 1 p.

Annotation: This infographic provides information about Ohio’s 2021–2022 state oral health plan goal to integrate oral health and overall health across systems in the state. It discusses school-based health centers and the impact that tooth decay in children and adolescents can have on school readiness, absenteeism, career readiness, and mental health and well-being. Also discussed are two policy opportunities: adopting K–12 education standards and including oral health in school-based drug-prevention-education and mental-health-promotion curricula.

Contact: Center for Reproductive Rights , 120 Wall Street , New York, NY 10005, Telephone: (917) 637-3600 Fax: (917) 637-3666 E-mail: info@reprorights.org Web Site: http://www.reproductiverights.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Academic achievement, Adolescent health, Curricula, Mental health, Ohio, Oral health, School age children, School health, School readiness, Statewide planning

Maine Department of Health and Human Services, Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention. 2021. Maine's school oral health program handbook. Augusta, ME: Maine Department of Health and Human Services, 26 pp.

Annotation: This handbook is intended to assist school administrators, dentists, dental hygienists, nurses, and volunteers in implementing the Maine School Oral Health Program. It provides information about oral health in Maine and describes the history of the school oral health program. Other topics include oral health care available to students, care and coordination, and cavities. A question-and answer section is included, along with sample forms and a sample registered dental hygienist job description.

Contact: Maine Department of Health and Human Services, Center for Disease Control and Prevention, 11 State House Station, 286 Water Street, Augusta, ME 04333-0011, Telephone: (207) 287-8016 Secondary Telephone: (800) 606-0215 Fax: (207) 287-9058 Web Site: http://www.maine.gov/dhhs/boh Available from the website.

Keywords: Access to health care, Maine, Oral health, School age children, School health, State programs

Healthiest State Initiative. 2020. 5 2 1 0 Healthy Choices Count: Action guide--Health care. Des Moines, IA: Healthiest State Initiative, 15 pp.

Annotation: This guide for health professionals is part of the 5-2-1-0 Healthy Choices Count Program, an evidence-based prevention framework to promote healthy habits. The guide discusses how health professionals can use the 5-2-1-0 method to help children stay healthy. It explains how health professionals can implement the program in five steps: engage, register, implement, share, and check in.

Contact: Healthiest State Initiative, 301 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50309, Telephone: (515) 650-6854 Web Site: http://www.iowahealthieststate.com Available from the website.

Keywords: Health programs, Nutrition, Physical activity, Prevention, School age children, Young children

Iowa Department of Public Health. 2020. I-Smile™ @ School: 2018-2019 update on the Iowa Department of Public Health's school-based sealant program. [Des Moines, IA]: Iowa Department of Public Health, 2 pp.

Annotation: This fact sheet provides information about I-Smile at School, the Iowa Department of Public Health’s School-Based Dental Sealant Program. Topics include how services are provided, growth of the program since its inception in 1995, possible explanations for reduced student participation in the program since 2016–2017, trends in school participation, barriers to accessing oral health care among children from families with low incomes in Iowa, and program impact.

Contact: Iowa Department of Public Health, Bureau of Oral and Health Delivery Systems, Lucas State Office Building, 321 East 12th Street, Des Moines, IA 50319-0075, Telephone: (515) 242-6383 Secondary Telephone: (866) 528-4020 Fax: (515) 242-6384 Web Site: http://www.idph.iowa.gov/ohds Available from the website.

Keywords: Nutrition, Oral health, Prevention, School age children, School health

Illinois Department of Public Health. 2020. The oral health and body mass index of Illinois third-grade children. Springfield, IL: Illinois Department of Public Health, 3 pp.

Annotation: This brief presents information on tooth decay prevalence in the primary and permanent teeth of children in third grade in Illinois. Illinois data are compared to data on children of similar ages within the U.S. population screened between 2015 and 2016 as part of the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. The brief also describes dental sealant prevalence and presents body mass index data and data about beverage consumption.

Contact: Illinois Department of Public Health, 525-535 West Jefferson Street, Springfield, IL 60603, Web Site: http://www.dph.illinois.gov Available from the website.

Keywords: Dental caries, Dental sealants, Dental sealants, Illinois, Oral health, School age children, State materials, Statistical data

Barzel R, Holt K, eds. 2019. Promoting oral health in schools: A resource guide (4th ed.). Washington, DC: National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center, 35 pp.

Annotation: This guide provides resources to help health professionals, educators, parents, and others promote oral health and prevent oral disease in school-age children and adolescents. The guide is divided into two sections. The first section describes materials such as brochures, fact sheets, guidelines, curricula, and reports. The second section lists federal agencies and national organizations that may serve as resources. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center, Georgetown University, Washington, DC 20057, E-mail: OHRCinfo@georgetown.edu Web Site: https://www.mchoralhealth.org Available from the website.

Keywords: , Disease prevention, Health promotion, Oral health, Resources for professionals, School age children, School health services, School linked programs, Young children

Action for Healthy Kids. 2019. Recess for learning. Chicago, IL: Action for Healthy Kids, 2 pp. (Tip sheet)

Annotation: This tip sheet provides information and tips on providing and advocating for recess to improve learning and school health. Topics include advocating for more, better, and active recess; recess before lunch; making recess inclusive; playground design; and recess for secondary students. Resources are included.

Contact: Action for Healthy Kids, 600 W. Van Buren Street, Suite 720, Chicago, IL 60607-3758, Telephone: (800) 416-5136 Fax: (312) 212-0098 E-mail: info@actionforhealthykids.org Web Site: https://www.actionforhealthykids.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Academic achievement, Advocacy, Equal opportunities, Learning, Participation, Physical activity, Resources for professionals, School age children, School health, Schools, Students

Action for Healthy Kids. 2019. Before and after-school activities. Chicago, IL: Action for Healthy Kids, 2 pp. (Tip sheet)

Annotation: This document provides tips on helping children get 60 minutes of moderate-to-vigorous physical activity every day by engaging them in before- and after-school activities. Contents include information and resources on out-of-school time programs and walk and bike to school initiatives, tips on starting a walking or running club, and encouraging student involvement in intramural programs.

Contact: Action for Healthy Kids, 600 W. Van Buren Street, Suite 720, Chicago, IL 60607-3758, Telephone: (800) 416-5136 Fax: (312) 212-0098 E-mail: info@actionforhealthykids.org Web Site: https://www.actionforhealthykids.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Academic achievement, Advocacy, After school programs, Learning, Participation, Physical activity, Resources for professionals, School age children, School health, Schools, Students

DC Health. 2019. Oral health assessment form. Washington, DC: District of Columbia Department of Health, 1 p.

Annotation: This form, to be completed by parents and oral health professionals, provides space to write information about children over age 3 to give the child’s child care facility or school. Part I, for parents to fill out, is for the child’s name, age, birthdate, grade, and child care facility or school name. Part II, for an oral health professional to fill out, is for the child’s oral health status and insurance status. Space for the oral health professional’s name, signature, and stamp, as well as the date of the oral examination, is included.

Contact: District of Columbia Department of Health, 899 North Capitol Street, N.E., Washington, DC 20002, Telephone: (202) 442-5955 Fax: (202) 442-4795 E-mail: doh@dc.gov Web Site: http://doh.dc.gov/ Available from the website.

Keywords: Adolescent health, Child health, Forms, Oral health, School age children, Young children

American Academy of Pediatrics. 2019. Ways to protect teeth and prevent decay in school-age kids and teens. Itasca, IL: American Academy of Pediatrics, 2 pp.

Annotation: This tip sheet for parents provides information about preventing tooth decay in school-aged children and adolescents. It offers information about the percentage of children ages 6–8 who have had cavities, by race. Steps to take care of a child’s primary and permanent teeth are presented. Information about the benefits of drinking fluoridated water; eating healthy foods; avoiding smoking, vaping, and chewing tobacco; human papillomavirus (HPV); and wearing a mouthguard during sports is included.

Contact: American Academy of Pediatrics, 345 Park Boulevard, Itasca, IL 60143, Telephone: (630) 626-6000 Secondary Telephone: (847) 434-4000 Fax: (847) 434-8000 Web Site: https://www.aap.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Adolescent health, Consumer education materials, Nutrition, Oral health, Prevention, School age children

U.S. Food and Nutrition Service. 2019. A guide to smart snacks in school for school year 2019-2020. Alexandria, VA: U.S. Food and Nutrition Service, 14 pp.

Annotation: This report provides information for schools about U.S. Department of Agriculture Smart Snacks in School standards and how to comply with them. The report explains why Smart Snacks are important, which foods and beverage need to meet the standards, and how schools can tell if they are complying with the standards. The report also provides information about how to check whether specific foods and beverages meet the standards and how the standards affect school fundraisers.

Contact: U.S. Food and Nutrition Service, 3101 Park Center Drive, Alexandria, VA 22302, Web Site: http://www.fns.usda.gov/fns Available from the website.

Keywords: Adolescents, Nutrition, School age children, School health, Snacks, Standards

Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services. 2019. The oral health of Missouri's third grade children compared to the general U.S. populaiton. Jefferson City, MO: Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, 5 pp. (Data brief)

Annotation: This brief provides information from a statewide oral health survey of students in third grade attending Missouri’s public schools conducted to assess the oral health status of students in third grade in Missouri compared with their counterparts nationwide. Topics include prevalence of decay experience and untreated decay, prevalence of dental sealants, oral health disparities, and data sources and methods.

Contact: Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, 1730 East Elm, P.O. Box 570, Jefferson City, MO 65102-0570, Telephone: (573) 751-6400 Fax: (573) 751-6041 E-mail: info@dhss.mo.gov Web Site: http://www.dhss.mo.gov Available from the website.

Keywords: Missouri, Oral health, School age children, State surveys, Statistical data

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This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number U02MC31613, MCH Advanced Education Policy, $3.5 M. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.