Health Services for Child Care Facilities

We offer child care staff guidance and in-services on:

  • Preventing the spread of germs
  • Managing illness
  • Common communicable diseases
  • Cleaning and disinfection of toys and the environment
  • Infection Prevention and Control policy development and review
  • Animal care (visiting and resident animals)
  • Outbreak Management
  • Hand hygiene and cough etiquette
  • Things that bite (such as ticks, bed bugs and head lice)
  • Food safety
  • Routine immunizations and vaccine hesitance

Interactive Site Visit

A health care professional can come to your facility and provide the children with an interactive experience on:

  • Clean your hands
  • Cough and sneeze etiquette
  • Story time - germs are not for sharing

To book your presentation with a health care professional:

  • Call 905-688-8248 ext. 7330 (toll-free 1-888-505-6074), Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. or
  • Send us an email

Child Care Manual

This Child Care Manual outlines the requirements and best practices that must be met within child care facilities to ensure that those individuals who use them stay safe and healthy.

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