“Good oral health habits impact a child for a lifetime.”
“A mom’s oral health affects her child’s health.”
These simple messages earned First 5 San Diego’s oral health commercials the top Public Service Announcement award from the Public Relations Society of America, the world’s largest organization for public relations professionals.
First 5 San Diego is looking for success stories from families who have been helped by our programs and services. Sharing stories from real people helps us to communicate how we support children ages 0 through 5 and their families. If you would like to share how First 5 San Diego’s programs and services made a difference for your child or family, please fill out the form below. A First 5 San Diego representative will contact you.
May 20, 2011 (San Diego, Calif.) —The County of San Diego took legal action yesterday to stop the State from taking $1 billion from early childhood programs to fill California's budget gap. The lawsuit seeks to overturn AB 99, a bill signed by the governor on March 24, 2011, claiming that it is illegal because it redirects funds in a way that is not consistent with Proposition 10’s mandate as approved by the voters.
COUNTY HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES AGENCY APPOINTS NEW DEPUTY DIRECTOR
Barbara Jiménez Appointed to Oversee Operations in the North Coastal and North Inland Regions
The County Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Barbara Jiménez as the new Deputy Director for the North Coastal and North Inland Regions.
February is National Children’s Dental Health Month
Keeping Your Child’s Teeth Healthy
February 22, 2011 (San Diego, Calif.) — February is National Children’s Dental Health Month, and First 5 San Diego is reminding parents and caregivers about the importance of brushing and taking care of their children’s teeth.