CCMPL 41 (JFS 01273, JFS 01277, JFS 01279 and JFS 08087, eff. 5/2009)
Child Care Manual Procedure Letter No. 41
July 14, 2009
TO: All Child Care Manual Holders
FROM: Douglas E. Lumpkin, Director
SUBJECT: Revised Documents for the Management of Communicable Disease Training for Child Care Providers and the Communicable Disease Chart

This letter transmits revisions to the documents that are used to provide Management of Communicable Disease training for licensed child care centers and type A child care homes and certified type B child care homes. The revised curriculum will now consist of three parts. The JFS 01273 "The Communicable Disease Curriculum for Child Care Providers-Training the Trainers," the JFS 01277 "The Communicable Disease Curriculum for Child Care Providers-Fact Sheets" and the JFS 01279 "The Communicable Disease Curriculum for Child Care Providers." The content of this curriculum and all parts have been revised and updated by the Ohio Department of Health. The JFS 08087, "The Communicable Disease Chart" for all licensed and certified child care providers has also been updated.

The following is a summary of the document revisions:

JFS 01273, "The Communicable Disease Curriculum for Child Care Providers-Training the Trainers" was revised to update information regarding communicable diseases, to incorporate previous suggestions about teaching procedures and to clarify rule requirements.

JFS 01277"The Communicable Disease Curriculum for Child Care Providers-Fact Sheets" These fact sheets were previously part of the curriculum handbook. They have now been separated into their own packet to reduce the number of pages that trainers will need to print for each training. The content of the sheets have been updated as pertinent to the topic.

JFS 01279"The Communicable Disease Curriculum for Child Care Providers" has been updated with more current health information. Formatting has been changed to reduce the number of pages that the trainers will need to print for each training

The JFS 08087"Communicable Disease Chart" has been revised through the Department of Health to update relevant health information on the chart.

JFS forms can be found online at: http://www.odjfs.state.oh.us/forms/inter.asp. The electronic version of the Child Care Manual is located at: http://emanuals.odjfs.state.oh.us/emanuals. The manual contains all rules, forms, transmittal letters and procedure letters that the department has issued for the child care resource and referral service organizations. Please contact the Office of Families and Children Help Desk at 1-866-886-3537, option 4 if you have questions regarding this information.

INSTRUCTIONS: The following chart identifies the material that needs to be removed from the Child Care Manual (CCM) and materials that are to be inserted into the CCM.

LOCATIONREMOVE FROM THE CHILD CARE MANUALINSERT INTO THE CHILD CARE MANUAL
Child Care Manual AppendixJFS 01273 (Rev. 11/2004)JFS 01273
(Rev. 5/2009)
  JFS 01277
(Rev. 5/2009)
 JFS 01279 (Rev. 4/2006)JFS 01279
(Rev. 7/2009)
 JFS 08087 (Rev. 4/2006)JFS 08087
(Rev. 4/2009)
Procedure Letters CCMPL No. 41