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Information for Child Care Providers and Parents

Child health and safety is the responsibility of parents and other relatives, child care providers, and the community. Health Child Care Alabama is available to all daycare providers throughout the state. Our services are free. You can request classes and consultation regarding health and safety topics and issues.

Your consultant is your partner in creating a safe and healthy environment for the children you serve. You can find your consultant here.

Advocates for Children



Child Development

Communicable Conditions

Early Learning

Emergency Preparedness

CCDF training number 7 covers emergency preparedness. It is vital families and child care providers are prepared for emergencies when they come.

Below are some templates for emergency preparedness plans. Once your plan is complete, be sure all teachers are trained on it and all emergency numbers are up to date.

All emergency information should be kept together in a secure, waterproof (if possible) file folder.

Healthy Eating


Infection Control

Injury Prevention

Lead Poisoning

Mental Health

Oral Health

Poisoning (Including Medication)

Recalls, Market Withdrawals, and Safety Alerts



Additional Resources

Page last updated: March 20, 2024