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Public health emergency preparedness in the setting of child care

Resource Type: Other
Author(s): Gaines, Sherry K.; Leary, Janie M.
Date Issued: 2004
Description: Many of America's youngest children are enrolled in child care and parents expect their child care providers to be prepared to handle emergencies. Emergency preparedness in child care is complex, complicated further by threats of public health emergencies, including terrorism. Unfortunately, minimal attention has been given to the needs of child care in planning for these emergencies. Involving Child Care Consultants promotes child care preparedness that is integrated in to community plans. This article discusses child care emergency preparedness, offering recommendations for consultants working with child care providers. (author abstract)
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Journal Title: Family and Community Health
Volume Number: 27
Issue Number: 3
Page Range: 260-265
Topics: Policies > Physical & Mental Health & Safety > Guidelines, Regulations, Standards, & Product Safety

Service Delivery > Physical & Mental Health & Safety
ISSN: 0160-6379 Paper
Peer Reviewed: yes
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