Health Heroes Program with Samuel Merritt University

Promote health and wellness for the children in your care

Health Heroes are nursing students who team up with child care sites to answer questions, identify needs, and provide instruction and guidance for health and safety during the pandemic. Health Heroes is recruiting sites for its next three cohorts, July to November 2021.


Investment for Impact: Community Resilience Fund

COVID-19 Crisis Threatens Health and Well-Being of Families 

First 5 Alameda County's Community Resilience Fund, totaling more than $10 million, is helping children, families, and child care providers cope with the heightened challenges of the pandemic.


First 5 Alameda County Commission Speaker Series

View Past Presentations!

First 5's Speaker Series is bringing in a variety of guest speakers to explore and discuss early childhood topics at our regular Commission Meetings. Find information for upcoming speakers and materials from past speakers.