Caring for Our Ch...


Caring for Our Children

Caring for Our Children

National Health and Safety Performance Standards

Guidelines for Early Care and Education Programs
3rd Edition

Caring for Our Children, 3rd Edition (CFOC3) is a collection of 686 national standards that represent the best evidence, expertise, and experience in the country on quality health and safety practices and policies that should be followed in today’s early care and education settings.

  • Chapter 1: Staffing
  • Chapter 2: Program Activities for Healthy Development
  • Chapter 3: Health Promotion and Protection
  • Chapter 4: Nutrition and Food Service
  • Chapter 5: Facilities, Supplies, Equipment, and Environmental Health
  • Chapter 6: Play Areas/Playgrounds and Transportation
  • Chapter 7: Infectious Diseases
  • Chapter 8: Children with Special Health Care Needs and Disabilities
  • Chapter 9: Administration
  • Chapter 10: Licensing and Community Action

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