Health, Safety and Nutrition

As a Child Care Provider in Oregon, the health and safety of children in your care is your top priority.

Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP)

Provides reimbursement for nutritious meals and snacks served to eligible children in child care centers, family day care homes, schools.

Family Immunizations

North Central Public Health District, serving Wasco, Sherman and Gilliam Counties.

Food Handlers Self Study Packet

Packets are available in Child Care Partners office, call (541) 506-6131.  The cost is $10.

Healthy Children

American Academy of Pediatrics

Hood River County Public Health

Hood River County Health Department
1109 June Street, Hood River, OR 97031
(541) 386-1115

North Central Public Health District

Serving Wasco, Sherman and Gilliam Counties, the North Central Public Health District. Responsible for enforcement and administration of public and environmental health laws of federal, state, and county government.

Oregon Child Care Food Handlers Certification

Online child care food handler training and testing provided through the Central Coordination of Oregon Child Care Resource and Referral. Certificate obtained from this site is valid in any Oregon county for 3 years.

Oregon Poison Control Center

Oregon Health & Science University
3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Rd, Portland, OR 97239
Poison Emergencies & Information: 1-800-222-1222
Poisonous Plants
Educational Materials Requests: (503) 494-7799
Administrative Office: (503) 494-8600

Securing Hazardous Materials

Make sure that all detergents, cleaning supplies, mouthwashes, medicines and other potential poisons are always kept inaccessible to children.