Childcare Center Management and Daily Operations
The California Childcare Health Program provides you with Forms and Checklists
in English and Spanish on health topics of concern to childcare providers such as “Aggressive Behavior in Young Children,” “Excluding Children Due to Illness,” and “Pets in the Childcare Setting;” And the Illness Sheets
, also in Spanish,that describe what childcare providers should know about illnesses such as ear infections, Fifth disease, strep throat, etc.
This treasure trove of information just goes on and on! There are also printable informational posters
for childcare center staff and families on topics like “Keep Me Home If
…” (PDF) (sick children), “Safe Playground Habits
,” (PDF) and “Morning Health Check
” (PDF) (of children). They are designed to be helpful and friendly reminders about best practices, suitable for posting in high-traffic areas such as above changing tables or near the front door. Building Blocks
from the National Resource Center for Health and Safety in Child Care and Early Education is a tool designed to help child care professionals in every setting keep up to date with the latest guidelines for quality child care. A quiz style format makes this resource fun to use.