• reducing risk, product recalls, manufacturer’s warrantees, maintenance contractors, using injury reports, first aid, child abuse prevention, transportation, insurance, regulatory inspections

  • hazard checks, injury reports, toxics, sun safety, air quality, animals, plants, noise, integrated pest management, prohibited substances, and environmental health inspections

  • daily health checks, hygiene and sanitation, exclusion of children and staff for illness, documentation of symptoms and absences, getting health professional advice, handling outbreaks

  • documents sorted by  infant, toddler, preschool or school-age care including feeding, sleeping, play, screen time, supervision and other developmentally appropriate activities

  • developmental screening, managing concerning behavior, alternatives to physical punishment, biting, documenting and planning for management of behavior

  • health assessments, vaccines, oral health, special health needs, acute illness, medication administration, health education, Child Care Health Advocate and Child Care Health Consultant roles 

  • children who require care that differs from what a typically developing child needs, e.g. food or other allergy, asthma or chronic health problem, developmental/behavioral concerns

  • illness or injury, first aid, lost/missing/maltreated children, security, disasters in the facility or community, preparation, professional development and policies

  • prevention of oral injury and illness, oral hygiene routines in child care, oral health professional care for children, nutrition related to oral health, oral health for children with special needs

  • beverages, food safety, food brought from home, food prepared at the facility, schedule of meals and snacks, children with special nutritional needs, preventing obesity, and nutrition records

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