Emergency Preparedness - Do You Have a Plan?

Updated: Sep 3, 2019

Child care educators must have a plan to protect children in the event of emergencies. The process of developing and maintaining a plan along with regular practice drills makes it more likely that the children care agency will be quipped to protect children when a disaster strikes. You Licensing Program Evaluator will review and monitor your plan to ensure that it complies with the requirements in the emergency preparedness licensing law.

You can download the Child Care Facility Emergency Preparedness Law checklist and Planning template, click here.

Emergency Preparedness - Additional Resources

The following are links to additional resources to help in developing an emergency preparedness plan (click on each title below to be redirected).

To learn about what your centers must include, please visit the State of Tennessee Department of Human Services website regarding Emergency Preparedness Law, click here.

Tennessee Child Care Resource & Referral Search for a Quality Coach in your region
Tennessee Child Care Resource& Referral Register for Training
Tennessee Child Care Resource & Referral Search for Child Care Near You

TN Child Care Resource & Referral Network

109 N Germantown Rd., Chattanooga, TN 37411 

(866) 296-3422


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