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

We promote 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
  • NC Farm to Preschool News ~May

    Check out the May News from the NC Farm to Preschool Network (NCF2PSN). The purpose of the Network is to connect, educate, develop, and share resources between community and state partners, farmers, early childhood educators, and families to spark the … Continued

  • Spring 2019 E-News – The Joy of Feeding

    “The Joy of Feeding” Spring issue of the E-News includes: Feeding Young Children Supportive Environments for Breastfeeding in Child Care Food Allergies Pass the Peas, Please! Family-Style Dining in Child Care Calendar References You can also access the issue in … Continued

  • National Infant Immunization Week is April 27 – May 4, 2019

    National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW) is an annual observance to highlight the importance of protecting infants from vaccine-preventable diseases and to celebrate the achievements of immunization programs and their partners in promoting healthy communities. Milestones Reached Several important milestones in … Continued

  • Recognize Child Abuse Prevention Month During April!

    Every child deserves to grow up safe and loved! Join Prevent Child Abuse North Carolina (PCANC) in recognizing Child Abuse Prevention Month during April! The future success of our state relies on the healthy growth and development of all children. When … Continued

  • National Poison Prevention Week – March 17-23, 2019

    Information from the Healthy Child Care Pennsylvania ECELS Program National Poison Prevention Week is a chance to highlight the dangers of poisonings. Substances most commonly involved in poisonings of children are cosmetics, personal care products, cleaning products, and medications. Fifty … Continued