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New CCDF Health and Safety Requirements

The reauthorization of the Child Care Development Block Grant (CCDBG) in 2014 included provisions related to health and safety requirements for all administrators and caregivers with direct access to children. All administrators and caregivers will be required to obtain health and safety training covering the following topics: 

  • Prevention and control of infectious disease (including immunizations);
  • Prevention of sudden infant death syndrome/sudden unexplained infant death and the use of safe sleep practices;
  • Administration of medication;
  • Prevention of and response to emergencies due to food and allergic reactions;
  • Building and physical premises safety, including identification of and protection from hazards, bodies of water, and vehicular traffic;
  • Prevention of shaken baby syndrome, abusive head trauma, and child maltreatment;
  • Emergency preparedness and response planning for emergencies;
  • Handling and storage of hazardous materials and the appropriate disposal of bio contaminates;
  • Appropriate precautions of transporting children, if applicable;
  • Recognition and reporting of child abuse and neglect; and
  • Pediatric first aid and CPR procedures.

For more information on the CCDBG health and safety training requirements and where to access these trainings, please consult with your licensing specialist.


First Aid / CPR Training

The following is a list of SEED approved trainings for First Aid/CPR. This list is being updated regularly, with new locations and trainings being added. Please check back often to see the most current listing.

Southcentral Southeast Northern/Interior
 American Red Cross of Alaska           235 East 8th Avenue, Suite 200     Anchorage , AK 99501               907.646.5400 American Red Cross of Alaska              3225 Hospital Dr. Unit 201             Juneau, AK 99801               907.463.5713       

American Red Cross of Alaska
3501 Lathrop Street Unit G
Fairbanks, AK 99701

American Heart Association                     3700 Woodland Dr, Ste. 700           Anchorage, AK 99517                 907.865.5300 Southeast Extinguisher Service         8319 Airport Blvd.                         Juneau, AK 99801              907.790.2522 

Arctic Fire & Safety
Shane Burnett

CPR Alaska                                              PO Box 771027                                       Eagle River, AK 99577               907.406.3834 Tongass Substance Screening             120 Carlanna Lake Rd.             Ketchikan, AK 99901          907.247.1431 

Helping Hands Healing Heart Teaching Services
Theresa Salzman

Hero for Life                                             1569 Bragaw St #203                     Anchorage, AK 99508                 907.339.9101  

Interior Region Emergency Medical Services Council, Inc
2503 18th Ave.
Fairbanks AK 99709

Team One                                          5431 East 30th Avenue                 Anchorage, Alaska, 99508         907.929.3900


thread Northern/Interior
1908 Old Pioneer Way 
Fairbanks, AK 99709           907.479.2214