Water Safety: Take steps to prevent child drownings

By | June 3rd, 2022|Preparedness|

Arizona experienced the tragic deaths of 22 children due to drowning in 2020, according to the Arizona Child Fatality Review Program. Nearly all of them were children ages 1 to 4.  Every one of those drowning deaths was preventable.  To promote water safety, ADHS joins organizations around the country urging adults to help reduce drownings [...]

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The Arizona Child Fatality Review Program

By | October 18th, 2011|Prevention|

The death of any child is a tragedy – for the family and for the community.  Almost 20 years ago, an idea was created to systematically review all child deaths in order to find ways to prevent similar deaths going forward.  In past years this focus has raised the awareness about child drowning or the [...]

Fresh Childcare Center Rules Go Live

By | October 4th, 2010|Licensing, Prevention|

The new child care center standards went into effect last week.  Check out our newly revamped child care licensing website, which has the latest for parents, consumers, childcare operators and others.  Our Licensing, rules, and all the other ADHS experts who contributed to the new rules and did a fantastic job.  Our success was directly [...]

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Child Nutrition Act

By | June 29th, 2010|Uncategorized|

As you remember from previous posts- the Child Nutrition Act has been introduced in the Senate and moved out of Committee.  This month, a bipartisan group of members in the U.S. House introduced a similar bill to reauthorize and amend the Child Nutrition Act, “Improving Nutrition for America’s Children Act.”  The bill is posted at [...]