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Welcome to the North Carolina Child Care Health and Safety Resource Center!

COVID-19: The NC Resource Center staff is working remotely until further notice. We are checking voicemail but request that the online form be used for communication if possible. 

Promoting healthy and safe indoor and outdoor environments for children in early care and education settings through child care health consultation. Information, resources, referrals, technical assistance, and on-going support are available to the child health and child care communities.

For information related to child health and health and safety in child care we welcome you to explore our website. Contact the NC Resource Center using the online form or toll free number 1-800-367-2229. Anyone in the greater early care and education community is welcome to call!

Recent Posts
  • New! Get notification of our posts in your inbox

    New! You may now subscribe and receive notification by email of our new posts by clicking on the Follow button on the upper right side of the screen.

  • Winter 2020/2021 E-News

    Our Winter 2020/2021 newsletter that was released earlier this month is now also available in Spanish. As we continue with the NC COVID-19 Vaccine Plan, the newsletter includes information, updates, and resources on immunizations and vaccines that early educators will … Continued

  • Due date for annual child care immunization report extended

    The due date for the annual child care immunization report has been extended to February 1, 2021. Click here to read more about requirements for immunizations for children in child care and here to view the memo and get the … Continued

  • COVID-19 Guidance for Families with Children in Child Care

    A COVID-19 Guidance for Families with Children in Child Care in English and Spanish is available for families to assist in answering frequently asked questions, including information on How to Protect Yourself and Others. Guidance-for-Families-1-2021-ENGLISH Guidance for Families 1-2021 SPANISH

  • Annual Child Care Immunization Reporting

    It’s time for the 2020 annual child care immunization reporting. Click here to read more about requirements for immunizations for children in child care and here to view the memo and get the instructions and worksheets from the NC Department … Continued

  • Slow the Spread, Get Behind the Mask

    DHHS has new “Slow the Spread, Get Behind the Mask”  videos available in English and Spanish to help increase understanding of when a cloth face covering or mask is needed. Whatever your reason, get behind the mask.    

  • La nueva normalidad

    Our Fall 2020 newsletter is now available in Spanish. Please share it with Spanish speaking early educators.

  • E-Newsletter Volume 5, Issue 2: The New Normal

    Our Fall 2020 newsletter is available with information, tips, and resources on how to stay safe and ways to encourage physical and mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Employment Opportunity

    The Resource Center has a full time Regional Child Care Health Consultant Coach and Child Care Nurse Consultant position currently open. The position closes on August 28, 2020. Click here to view the position information.        

  • Esa comida tan maravillosa

    The Summer 2020 newsletter is now available in Spanish. Please share with Spanish speaking early educators.  

  • Wearing a Face Covering in North Carolina

    Governor Cooper signed an executive order on June 24 that included requirements for wearing of face covering. Two resources made available recently by the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) are a Door Sign for Wearing Cloth Face Coverings … Continued

There can be no keener revelation of a society's soul than the way in which it treats its children.

~ Nelson Mandela

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