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Health and Safety Information

Childhood Health and Safety InformationHealth and safety in child care settings is very important. Here you will find information and links to other sites providing information about a variety of health and safety topics pertaining to children, and much of the information is targeted to address health and safety in child care settings. The information and links provided here represent the most updated, best practice, research-based information available for care of children in child care settings. These resources can and should be used by child care providers and families.

Child Care Resource Packet

Child Health Liaison Training



Family Resources

Your child's health and safety are of the utmost importance.  Below are a few valuable resources for parents and child care programs to learn more about health and safety for young children.

HealthyChildren.org
The only parenting website backed by 60,000 pediatricians committed to the attainment of optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults. Visit www.healthychildren.org to learn more.

National Resource Center for Health and Safety in Child Care (NRC)
The NRC's primary mission is to promote health and safety in out-of-home child care settings throughout the nation.  Visit http://nrckids.org for more information.

Additional Resources

Healthy Child Care Colorado also provides additional resources on its four priority areas.