Providers maintain current certification in pediatric rescue breathing and first aid.
Immunization records are kept on-site and made available to the health department officials for viewing at all times for all children in the program.
Health and safety standards for hand washing are practiced before and after child care routines including: diapering; assisting children in the bathroom; wiping noses; administering first aid; preparing food and eating meals.
Foods given to children are kept at proper temperatures and not subject to contamination.
Medicines, cleaning products and other dangerous substances and articles are kept away from children at all times.
A functioning smoke alarm and fire extinguisher are adequately installed and kept in the area where children are cared for. Two exits are determined to be adequate in case of emergency and a plan for escape exists and is practices.
A telephone or other means of communication is working at all times and made available in the event of an emergency.
The minimum age for child care providers is eighteen (18) years.
No one living in the place where child care is provided or employed in the child care program has any physical or mental condition that poses a health risk to a child receiving care.
No one living in the place where child chare is provided or employed in the child care program has been sentenced or received delayed sentencing for any of the following crimes: homicide; kidnapping; prostitution; arson; assault; aggression; indecency; physical or sexual abuse of a child; nor have they been the subject of a complaint of abuse or negligence of a minor.
Posting of license in a conspicuous place at the day care program is required.