COVID-19 Impacts on MN Early Childhood Systems
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Filled with infographics, photos, and graphs, this brief summarizes COVID-19's impact on MN Early Childhood Systems. The brief shows that early childhood screenings, referrals, well-child visits, immunizations, public health outreach to underserved communities, and time for professional development were all down during the pandemic. Meanwhile, the use of telehealth increased significantly, resulting in greater need for telehealth infrastructure. The need for mental health services also rose.
- Institute on Community Integration, University of Minnesota
- Early education and development
- Early childhood screening and assessment
- Health and safety
- Child welfare