Welcome to First 5 Yolo



Caring for Each Other

Keeping children, families, and our community safe and healthy is a priority to First 5 Yolo and its many partners. 

Childcare providers are eligible for the COVID-19 Vaccine!

Submit your interest to First 5 Yolo to be contacted for future Yolo County or Partner Agency Clinics as openings arise. Unsure if you qualify?

Childcare providers include:

Note:  There are multiple pathways for vaccination, including medical providers and pharmacies. We encourage sign-up on MyTurn.  For more information visit the Yolo County Website.

First 5 Yolo funded programs are still up and running virtually.

County of Yolo COVID-19 Information

Important COVID-19 Information and Resources

COVID-19 Safety Information for Childcare Providers

First 5 Yolo’s mission is to assist our community to raise children who are healthy, safe, and ready to learn. We will ensure that our resources are effectively used and that all community voices are heard.

The First 5 Yolo Commission will hold the next meeting on March 10, 2021 at 3:00pm-5:00pm via Zoom.

NOTE: This meeting is being agendized to allow Commission Members, staff and the public to participate in the meeting via teleconference, pursuant to the Governor’s Executive Order N-29-20 (March 17, 2020), available at the following link

Details for accessing the Zoom meeting are provided in the posted agenda below.

Current Agenda

Featured Pages


COVID-19 Resources

COVID-19 information and related early childhood resources.

Family Support/Child Safety

Young children who benefit from strong parent-child relationships have greater self-confidence, do better in school, and have more positive relationships with peers.

Quality Early Learning

High-quality, early education is critical to young children’s development, as it prepares them for all future learning.

Improved Health

Health is the foundation of children’s growth and development. Early intervention and linking families to needed services can help ensure overall positive outcomes for children.

Systems Change

First 5 takes a comprehensive approach to improve, coordinate and better align the systems that provide child development services, family support, and child healthcare.

News & Highlights


10 Ways to Be an Effective Advocate for Your Child at School

An article detailing ways to be your child’s best education advocate.

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2019 Recommended Vaccinations for Infants and Children (birth through 6 years)

Take a look at CDC’s helpful charts! Available in both English and Spanish.

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Child Abuse & Neglect Reporting Tipsheet

For more information about child abuse and neglect, view this tipsheet.

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Donate to First 5 Yolo

Go to the county website to donate to First 5 Yolo.

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Medical Device Charging Stations

Medical device charging stations are open today in West Sacramento, Woodland, Winters, Davis, and Clarksburg.

The COVID-19 Vaccine

For Expecting and New Parents: What You Need to Know about the COVID-19 Vaccine

Routine Vaccinations

For Expecting and New Parents: What You Need To Know about Routine Vaccinations

Tips for Staying Healthy

For Expecting and New Parents: Tips for Staying Healthy

What are ACEs?

And How Do They Relate To Toxic Stress? Check out this article from Harvard University to learn more:

Don’t Wait – Vaccinate!

A PSA from First 5 Yolo

Family Dance Party via Zoom

Family Dance Party every Wednesday at 10:30am via Zoom! See below for details.

Developmental Sensory Playgroup

Every Tuesday at 9:30am join the Developmental Sensory Playgroup via Zoom! See below for details.

Census 2020

It’s important for everyone to be counted in the Census! Fill out your Census at https://2020census.gov/ .

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