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Child Care Center Inspections

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Training for Child Care Staff

March 8 - Aurora

April 12 - Westminster

May 10 - Lone Tree

Tri-County Health Department inspects almost 750 child care centers in our three counties, which collectively serve about 55,000 children. These inspections help to to reduce the risk of exposure to infectious diseases and foodborne illnesses.

Tri-County staff members provide consultations on sanitation, diapering, handwashing, disease prevention, safe food preparation and other public health issues.

For more information call the Tri-County Office nearest you:
Aurora 303-341-9370
Castle Rock 303-663-7650 
Commerce City 303-288-6816 
Englewood 303-761-1340

Child Care Facility - Regulations
Child Care Facility - Plan Review
Health Update: Communicable Disease

  Guidelines for Childcare Centers
Infectious Disease Guidelines

Health Inspection Reports Online:
Tri-County Health Department converted to a new inspection database in July 2013. Inspections are available for all restaurants, childcare, public/semi-public pools and body art/tattooing in our area from July 2013 to the present:
Online Inspection Reports
Inspection reports prior to July 2013 are available by written request to:

Qualistar Early Learning publishes ratings for over 100 childcare centers on their website. Their rating system evaluates five vital areas and offers suggestions for
parents seeking child care. There is no connection to Tri-County Health Department. (See Ratings)

Related Tri-County Pages:
A–Z Index of Topics and Services
Birth Certificates
Children's Health Services
Children's Immunizations
Child Health Plan Plus (CHP+)
Children with Special Needs (HCP)
Childhood Obesity
Disease Prevention

Environmental Health Homepage
Health Inspections
Indoor Air Quality / Mold
Injury Prevention Program
Nursing Homepage

Nutrition Homepage
WIC - The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program
for Women, Infants and Children

Fact Sheets and Regulations:
A - Z List of Fact Sheets

Bed Bugs
Child Care Facility - Plan Review
Child Care Facility Regulations
Child Development
Choosing Quality Childcare
Cleaning and Disinfecting Brochure
Confidentiality (HIPAA)
Diaper Changing
Disease Control
Handwashing Brochure

Handwashing for Children
Handwashing for Adults
Healthy Kidbits Newsletter
Infectious Disease Guidelines (CDPHE)
Reportable Diseases - List

Related Links:
A - Z List of Public Health Links
A - Z Health Topics (CDPHE)
A - Z List of Fact Sheets
A - Z Diseases and Conditions (CDC)
A - Z List of Topics (CDC)

Car Seats - New Colorado Child Restraint Law
Centers for Disease Control (CDC)

Childhood Immunizations

Children's Immunization Campaign
Colo. Dept. of Public Health and Environment
Food Safety (CDC)
Food Safety (FDA)
Food Safety at Home
Foodborne Diseases (CDC)
Foodborne Illness - Q&A / Facts (CDC)
Free Diapers - Baby & Me Tobacco Free
Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points - HACCP

Immunize For Good
National Center for Infectious Diseases
Pañales Gratuitos (Free Diapers)
Playground Safety
Scrub Club - Handwashing for Kids Ages 3 - 8
State Regulations
Universal Precautions (CDC)

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