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Spring: Connecting the Dots | Formación de relaciones

  • DCDEE and CCHC – A Health and Safety Team
  • There is no “I” in Team
  • Connecting Training and Technical Assistance
  • Assessments: Partnering with NCRLAP
  • Caring Enough to Inform

Winter: It’s the Little Things: Preventing Food Borne Illness in Child Care | Son los detalles. Prevención de enfermedades transmitidas por alimentos en ambientes de cuidado infantil

  • Why We Do What We Do
  • Don’t Touch That
  • Child Care Health Consultant (CCHC) Support
  • Resource and Activities


Fall: Equipping Early Educators | Equipamiento de los educadores de temprana edad

  • Sanitation Changes
  • Help! I Need Training and Resources
  • Training Across the State

Summer: All Creatures Great and Small | Todas las criaturas grandes y pequeñas 

  • Outdoor Pests
  • Indoor Critters – Beware
  • Pet Patrol and Animal Control
  • Store it Safely

Spring: Handle with Care: Safety First | Trátelos con cuidado – Seguridad ante todo 

  • Shaken Baby Syndrome in Child Care
  • Preventing Nursemaid’s Elbow in Children
  • Write It and Report It: Incidents in Child Care
  • Training and Technical Assistance

Winter: Breathe Easy – Breathe Better | Respira más fácilmente ­– Respira mejor  

  • What’s in the Air Around Me?
  • The Air in There
  • A Breath of Fresh Air
  • Health and Safety Trainings


Fall: Prepare and Prevent | Preparar y prevenir

  • Annual Immunization Report
  • Safe Sleep for Infants
  • Actions to Prevent Accidents
  • Assessment – A Helpful Tool
  • Keep Children Safe from Radon Gas
  • Children’s Activities

Summer: Caution: Children Eat Here | Precaución – Los niños comen aquí

  • COVID-19 Vaccines for Children
  • A Cause for Caution
  • Cautious Considerations
  • Enteral Feeding Tubes
  • Children’s Activities

Spring: An Eye on Allergies | Hablemos de las alergias

  • Take Action for Reactions
  • COVID -19 
  • Record Keeping and Documentation
  • Children’s Activities

Winter: All Children Welcome Here | ATodos los niños son bienvenidos aquí 

  • What are Special Health Care Needs?
  • Accessible Child Care
  • Supporting Children with Special Health Care Needs
  • Inclusive Play – Children’s Activities
  • COVID-19 in North Carolina – Where are We Now?

Archived Health and Safety Newsletters


Fall: Don’t Lose Your Cool – Keeping Children Safe as the Weather Gets Chilly | ¡Que no te caiga como balde de agua fría! – Cómo mantener a los niños a salvo conforme el clima enfría

  • Layers of Protection Against COVID-19
  • Removing the Layers: Safe Sleep for Infants
  • Prepare and Prevent: It’s All in the Plan
  • Children’s Activities – Fire Safety

Summer: Sun Days are Fun Days | Los días de sol son días de diversión

  • Supervision and Safety
  • Let’s Bee Sun Smart
  • Outdoor Environmental Health
  • Children’s Activities – Summer

Spring: The Fourth W – Wellness | La cuarta regla: Bienestar 

  • What is the 4th W?
  • Children’s Health and Wellness
  • Early Educators’ Health and Wellness
  • COVID-19 Updates
  • Children’s Activities Spring into Wellness

Winter: A Brand New Year (of the CCHC) | Año Nuevo nuevecito (del CCHC)

  • Immunizations – Staying Informed
  • COVID-19 Updates
  • Children’s Activities – Welcome Winter!

Fall: The New Normal | La nueva normalidad

  • Staying Safe in the Classroom
  • Mental Health During a Crisis
  • Activities
  • Spotlight: Child Care Health Consultants

Summer: Food Glorious Food | Esa comida tan maravillosa

  • Food from Home
  • Plan Ahead for Serving Local Foods
  • Using Local Food in Early Care and Education Settings
  • Spotlight: Child Care Health Consultant
  • Activities with Children – A Rainbow of Colors

Spring: COVID-19 and Child Care | COVID-19 y el cuidado infantil

  • What is COVID-19?
  • What is NC doing about COVID-19?
  • What do early care and education programs need to do?
  • We’re all in this together

Winter: An Ounce of Prevention | Más vale prevenir que curar

  • When a Medication Error Occurs
  • Active Supervision
  • Winter Weather
  • Child Passenger Safety
  • Pearly Whites – Make Them Sparkle