- Flyer for healthcare providers and those who care for toddlers--either their own or professionally: Two-sided flyer includes poster for hanging and content from CT Public Health webpage. CT Dept Public Health CMV flyer/web content.
- Pamphlet for policy makers/daycare directors: six panel, two page flyer, front and back, for those who want to ensure child care providers learn how to protect their pregnancies: CT Child Care Providers Against CMV
- Assorted Flyers: National CMV Foundation: Click the following for simple flyers for downloading. The National CMV Foundation allowed the Connecticut Department of Public Health to include its logo in this flyer.
- One-Page CMV Fact Sheet for Policy Makers includes cost estimates
- Recommendations made by the American Academy of Pediatrics or: "Staff Education and Policies on Cytomegalovirus (CMV)," American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) et al., Caring for Our Children: http://cfoc.nrckids.
- ChildCare Aware of America: "The Danger of Spreading CMV: How We Can Protect Our Children."
- Recent survey of child care providers (most have never heard of CMV).
- Study showing that diaper wipes do not kill CMV.
- Study: "In the past, the hazards facing child care workers have largely been ignored by health and safety professionals, due in part to a lack of awareness of hazards and inconsistencies in state health and safety requirements" (Bright et al., 1999).
- Rights of child care providers: Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) states it is a worker's right to know occupational hazards.
- State child care licencing departments: click here.
- States with a CMV law: click here.
- Study: "Children cared for at daycare or in preschool education exhibit a two to three times greater risk of acquiring infections...control measures are indispensable to the prevention and control of infectious diseases." (Nesti et al,, 2007).
- Child with Congenital CMV in Your Childcare Center? What to tell your staff
- 15 Reasons to Tell Child Care Providers About CMV (for pdf, click here)
- Fact sheet from MotherToBaby.org on CMV includes child care providers.
- CMV prevention brochure specifically for child care providers: Utah's brochure for childcare providers.
- NAEYC: National Association for the Education of Young Children and its "Early Childhood Program Standards and Accreditation Criteria and Guidance for Assessment (10.D.01, p.91)" includes: "a. steps to reduce occupational hazards such as infectious diseases (e.g., exposure of pregnant staff to CMV [cytomegalovirus], chicken pox)..."
- LOUIS, C. S. (2016, Oct. 24). CMV Is a Greater Threat to Infants Than Zika, but Far Less Often Discussed. The New York Times. Retrieved from http://www.nytimes.com/2016/10/25/health/cmv-cytomegalovirus-pregnancy.html?_r=0
- H.B. 81 Second Substitute Cytomegalovirus Public Health Initiative. (2013 General Session). Retrieved from Utah State Legislature: http://le.utah.gov/~2013/bills/static/hb0081.html
- Flyers from the Connecticut Department of Public Health website, Congenital Cytomegalovirus (CMV): http://www.ct.gov/dph/cwp/
- National CMV Foundation flyer: Are You Pregnant? (2017). Retrieved from Connecticut Department of Public Health: http://www.ct.gov/dph/lib/dph/
- About Cytomegalovirus (CMV) FOR OBSTETRIC HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS. (2017). Retrieved from Connecticut Department of Public Health: http://www.ct.gov/dph/lib/dph/
- About Cytomegalovirus (CMV): TESTING FOR OBSTETRIC HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS. (2017). Retrieved from Connecticut Department of Public Health: http://www.ct.gov/dph/lib/dph/
- H.B. No. 5147. (2014). Retrieved from Connecictut General Assembly : http://www.cga.ct.gov/asp/cgabillstatus/cgabillstatus.asp?selBillType=Bill&bill_num=5147&which_year=2014
- H.B. No. 5525: An Act Concerning Cytomegalovirus. (2015). Retrieved from Connecticut General Assembly: https://www.cga.ct.gov/asp/cgabillstatus/cgabillstatus.asp?selBillType=Bill&which_year=2015&bill_num=5525+