Our Location: 1221 Fulton Street, Fresno CA 93721
Mailing: PO Box 11867, Fresno CA 93775-1867
Phone: (559) 600-3330
Fax: (559) 455-4705
Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm
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What is the Child Care Health Linkages Program?
The Child Care Health Linkages Program is staffed by Public Health Nurses who are certified Child Care Health Consultants. The nurses provide health and safety consultation to the child care community with an emphasis on serving child care providers participating in the Fresno County Early Stars Program.
Who does the program serve?
Any licensed or unlicensed child care provider residing in Fresno County and serving children ages 0-5.
What services does the program provide?
The Public Health Nurse (PHN) is available by phone or in person at the child care site.
The PHN consultation can include:
- Health/safety policy development
- Assistance with communicable disease control
- Health/safety coaching aligned with Fresno County Early Stars Quality Rating Improvement System (QRIS)
- Staff training on a variety of health/safety issues in the child care setting
- Assistance with the inclusion of children with special needs in the child care setting
How much does the program cost?
All services are free.
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