Caring for Our Children (CFOC)

Chapter 5: Facilities, Supplies, Equipment, and Environmental Health

5.4 Space and Equipment in Designated Areas

5.4.4 Laundry Area Laundry Service and Equipment

Centers should have a mechanical washing machine and dryer on site or should contract with a laundry service. Where laundry equipment is used in a large or small family child care home (or the large or small family home caregiver/teacher uses an off-site laundry facility), the equipment should comply with Standard
Bedding and towels that are not thoroughly cleaned pose a health threat to users of these items.
Center, Early Head Start, Head Start, Large Family Child Care Home, Small Family Child Care Home
RELATED STANDARDS Location of Laundry Equipment and Water Temperature for Laundering