HEALTHY CHILD CARE HAWAII (HCCH)

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Promoting the health and safety of young children in child care

HCCH Update – August 2019

Healthy Child Care Hawaii (HCCH) is a collaborative partnership of the University of Hawaii (UH)/School of Medicine/Department of Pediatrics, American Academy of Pediatrics – Hawaii Chapter, Department of Health/Children with Special Health Needs Branch, Department of Health/Public Health Nursing Branch, and Department of Human Services.

Partnership Activities:

  • Provide information and resource materials to child care providers, health consultants, and other agencies/programs on national health and safety performance standards, medical home, and health insurance.
  • Train pediatric doctors-in-training to recognize and promote quality child care and education sites, be familiar with national health and safety standards, and learn what constitutes high quality child care.

PROMOTING CHILD DEVELOPMENT

RESOURCES FOR FAMILIES – CHILD CARE, FOOD, HEALTH, OTHER SUPPORTS

EARLY CHILDHOOD HEALTH RECORD SUPPLEMENT (includes Special Care Plan example)

  • DHS 908 Early Childhood Pre-K Health Record Supplement.  Required for entry into the Group Child Care Centers, Group Child Care Homes, and Infant & Toddler Child Care Centers.  Form is completed in conjunction with the Department of Education (DOE) Form 14.
  • DHS 908A Instructions for DHS 908.

RESOURCES – PROMOTING SOCIAL-EMOTIONAL DEVELOPMENT

RESOURCES – PROMOTING NUTRITION AND PHYSICAL ACTIVITY

RESOURCES FOR CHILD CARE PROVIDERS AND THEIR HEALTH CONSULTANTS

CHILD CARE HEALTH CONSULTATION TRAINING

QUESTIONS?

Please contact:

Keiko Nitta
Children with Special Health Needs Branch
Hawaii State Department of Health
741 Sunset Avenue
Honolulu, HI 96816

E-mail: keiko.nitta@doh.hawaii.gov
Phone: (808) 733-4966