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Oregon Kids: Healthy and Safe

Oregon Kids: Healthy and Safe (OKHS) is a training and online resource that childhood care and education (CCE) professionals can use to provide healthy and safe environments and practices for children in their care. This resources includes:

  • The OKHS Training: this health and safety training is available to CCE professionals across Oregon through the network of Child Care Resource & Referral agencies. Trainings dates and locations can be found on the Oregon Registry Online Training Calendar.
  • The OKHS E-Reference: this two-part online reference puts current health and safety information in the hands of CCE professionals as they care for children. Find quick, action-oriented answers to health and safety questions, resources, links, downloads, posters and more.

OKHS E-Reference and Appendix

The OKHS E-Reference (Vol. 3) and Appendix (Vol. 4) are available as PDFs.

Download the documents:

E-Reference and Appendix Updates

OKHS Training Materials

OKHS Volume 1 - Training Workbook and Volume 2 - Quick Reference

This book is provided in print to participants of the OKHS training. The book will be revised and reprinted periodically, but between revisions you can find best practice updates here.

Training Workbook and Quick Reference Updates


Oregon Kids: Healthy and Safe is a joint project among the following partners:

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