Iowa law requires child care providers to have a written emergency plan in place by October 1, 2016. Emergency plans must include procedures for:
There are templates and tools available for child care providers to help meet your program's needs. You are not required to use any of the templates and tools offered, although the tools and templates will help you meet requirements in Iowa law.
Emergency Preparedness - Planning Guide
Emergency Preparedness - Planning Template Instructions
Child Care Weather Watch Form
First Aid Checklist
Reunifying children with their families:
General Emergency Preparedness:
Trauma and Emotional Support:
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