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DCCNY offers Medicine Administration Training grants and free on-site technical assistance to review, complete and/or renew your health care plan forms. Take advantage of these grants which are awarded on a first-come-first serve basis. For more information contact us at 212-206-7818 or email our Health Care Consultant at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Additional Services Offered by our Health Care Consultancy Grants
FARE (Food Allergies and Research Education). Participants will receive training by a FARE-Recognized Instructor on safe food handling for the growing number of students with life-threatening food allergies.
Health and Safety Best Practices in Child Care Programs
DCCNY’s Healthcare Consultant will give an overview of infection control procedures to keep yourself and children healthy, and review health care plan policies. We will review important updates regarding health and safety checklists, and mask wearing protocols in child care programs.
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As a child care professional, you play a critical role in protecting the health and safety of the children in your program. The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that 1 in 13 children is impacted by allergies. Allergies have the potential to create a life-threatening situation. Anaphylaxis must be treated right away. In this session you will gain knowledge about allergies, prevention of anaphylaxis, and what action is to be taken during a medical emergency. Child care providers can save lives!
This grant is for registered/licensed providers and centers that have successfully participated in an Intensive Technical Assistance project that includes a pre and post-assessment using an Environmental Rating Scale (ERS) or other quality-assessment tool. The Learning Environment Quality Improvement Grant will fund the purchase of appropriate materials, chosen in partnership with the assessment –based technical assistance team working with the site. The grant is worth up to $250.00.