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Contracted Providers, read and download the newest version of the Parent and Provider Handook.

Attention Providers and Parents:

The new vaccination law will require most of California’s children to be fully vaccinated in order to attend any private or public elementary or secondary school, child care center, day nursery, nursery school, family day care home, or development center, regardless of their parent’s personal or religious beliefs.

Senate Bill 277: Public Health: Vaccinations would prohibit private or public child care centers from admitting children unless they are immunized against the following ten (10) childhood diseases:

(1) Diphtheria, (2) Hepatitis B, (3) Haemophilus influenzae type b, (4) Measles, (5) Mumps, (6) Pertussis (whooping cough), (7) Poliomyelitis, (8) Rubella, (9) Tetanus, and (10) Varicella (chickenpox).

Exemptions will only be given for medical reasons and children enrolled in a home-based private school or independent study program. The medical exemption, written statement by a licensed physician, must indicate the specific physical condition of the child, and the nature and probable duration of the medical condition for which the physician does not recommend immunization.

Parents can still submit a personal belief exemption until July 1, 2016 and it shall remain until the child advances to the next “grade span” or changes schools. For purposes of childcare, a personal belief exemption will remain with the child until the child transitions into kindergarten. Parents who submit a personal belief exemption should be informed that the exemption will not be honored once the child leaves the current childcare facility to attend kindergarten.

A related bill to watch is Senate Bill 792. The bill is currently working its way through the bill process. If passed, starting September 1, 2016, a day care center or a family day care home would be prohibited from employing any person who has not been immunized against influenza, pertussis, and measles. The bill would specify circumstances under which a person would be exempt from the immunization requirement, based on medical safety, current immunity, declining the influenza vaccination, or the date upon which he or she was hired.

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Trustline provides thorough background checks on people working with children

Nanny Background Checks:

Why TrustLine is the Gold Standard for California


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TrustLine es el registro de California para los proveedores de cuidado infantil en su hogar quienes han aprobado la investigación de antecedentes

¿Qué es TrustLine?

TrustLine es el registro de California para los proveedores de cuidado infantil en su hogar quienes han aprobado la investigación de antecedentes.


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zika information for child care centers and all child care providers

What  Child Care Providers Need to Know About Zika Virus

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november 1 2017 provider workshop

Child Development and Learning workshop

The topic for November's workshop is: Child Development and Learning.


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CARES Quality Counts is now accepting applications for the 2019-2020 program, stipends to child care professionals and Transitional Kindergarten teachers

SONOMA CARES Quality Counts apply NOW for 2019-2020

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