Please be aware that all public health department facilities will be closed on Thursday, November 26th, 2015 and Friday, November 27th, 2015 in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday.

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Child Care Programs at Your Health Department

Training and Consultations for Child Care Centers

Two easy ways...

Your Saint Louis County Public Health Department offers two easy ways to get helpful tips about the health and safety of the young children in your care:

  1. Consultation, free of charge, on-site from a Child Care Health Consultant to help assess your center's needs, assess your training needs, review immunization records and assist in communicable disease control.
  2. Training, free of charge, is available for childcare staff and interested parents at public libraries around Saint Louis County.

Topics offered:

  • Asthma Management in the Young Child
  • Back to Sleep, Keeping Our Babies Safer
  • Child Passenger Safety
  • Hand Washing for Staff
  • Head Lice Prevention
  • Healthy Habits in Young Children: Nutritional Environment
  • Healthy Habits in Young Children: Physical Activity
  • Heart Attack: Act in Time
  • Injury Prevention in the Child Care Setting
  • Lead Poisoning Prevention for Staff
  • Oral Health
  • Preparing the Immunization Report
  • Ready in 3: Emergency Preparedness
  • Reducing the Risk of Communicable Disease
  • Stress Relief for Staff and Parents
  • Stroke: Know the Signs

    Training Clock Hours are awarded to staff who attend.
    We can teach the children in your center how to wash their hands, too!
    For more information, or to register for training, call:
    (314) 615-0510.
    Call TTY (314) 615-8428 if you need an accommodation
    to make this program accessible.