Child Care Provider Education

This program provides education and consultation services on nutrition, hygiene, health and wellness promotion, and asthma education to child care providers in Cole County at no cost.

Services Include

  • Provide staff training Continuing Education Units (CEUs) and health promotions to child care facilities.
  • Assist child care families and providers with up-to-date information, consultation and resources.
  • Assist providers with immunization record keeping and reporting.
  • Serves as a resource for childcare providers and/or families on health issues.

Child Care Health Consultation (CCHC)

Child Care Health Consultation (CCHC) is a free service to provide health and safety education to promote optimal health and safety. All Cole county childcare providers, and the children and parents they serve are eligible for this program.


  • Free clock hours for providers on topics related to the health and safety of the children they care for.
  • Health promotion classes that are age appropriate to children in childcare, such as proper hand washing, dental care, nutrition, and injury prevention.
  • Health education to care providers and parents to ensure childhood safety and injury prevention.

How to Apply

  • Call 573-636-2181 and ask for the CCHC nurse to set up an appointment for a child care visit at your facility.
  • The Cole County Health Department is located at:
    3400 W Truman Blvd
    Jefferson City, MO 65109

More Information

The Cole County Health Department provides the content of this website for informational purposes only and should not be construed as medical advice.