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
  • New Rule Will Help Get Lead Out of Child Care Water

    More than 230,000 babies and young children attend licensed child care centers in North Carolina. New rules adopted by the NC Commission for Public Health will ensure that all of those children are drinking water that is free from hazardous … Continued

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    Fall 2019 E-News – Going Viral

    “Going Viral” the Fall issue of the E-News includes: News from the NC Resource Center When to Exclude? Rash Decisions Child Care Providers and the Americans with Disability Act (ADA) Sniffles and Sneezes… Ahh Choo! Calendar References Check it out!

  • Safe Use of Infant Sitting Devices

    Information from the Healthy Child Care Pennsylvania ECELS Program A recent study in Pediatrics, “Infant Deaths in Sitting Devices,” reviewed the safety of infant sitting devices. The study found over 300 sleep-related infant deaths from 2004-2014 happened in car seats, … Continued

  • 2019 NC CCHC Association Annual Conference ~ Registration is Open!

    The North Carolina Child Care Health Consultant (CCHC) Association 2019 Annual Conference registration is open! The theme this year is “Planting the Seeds of Healthy Child Care.” Conference details: Where: Friday Conference Center in Chapel Hill, NC When: Monday, October … Continued

  • August is National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM)

    National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM) is an annual observance held in August to highlight the importance of vaccination for people of all ages. Use the resources from the Centers for Disease Control and Protection (CDC) to assist in communicating to … Continued