Caring for Our Children

National Health and Safety Performance Standards

Guidelines for Early Care and Education Programs

Caring for Our Children, (CFOC) is a collection of national standards that represent the best practices, based on evidence, expertise, and experience, for quality health and safety policies and practices for today's early care and education settings.

CFOC Online Standards Database

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Search the CFOC Online Standards Database by health and safety topic, search term, chapter, or standard number.

Suggested Citation for CFOC Standards Online Database:
American Academy of Pediatrics, American Public Health Association, National Resource Center for Health and Safety in Child Care and Early Education. CFOC Standards Online Database. Aurora, CO; National Resource Center for Health and Safety in Child Care and Early Education; 2020. [URL of Standard/Chapter]. Accessed [date].

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