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First Aid

106. First aid kits shall be readily available in the Family Child Care Home and in vehicles used for transporting children in care:

A. The first aid kit in the Family Child Care Home shall contain the following:

i. Disposable nonporous gloves;

ii. Scissors;

iii. Tweezers;

iv. Safety pins;

v. Thermometer;

vi. Current American Academy of Pediatrics or American Red Cross standard first aid text or equivalent first aid guide;

vii. Poison Control Center telephone number;

viii. Self-adhesive bandages; and

ix. Syrup of ipecac, not to be used without consulting the Poison Control Center or physician and not to be used after the expiration date on the bottle.

B. In vehicles used for transporting children the following materials in addition to those cited in Requirement 100A must be included in the first aid kit:

i. Bandage tape;

ii. Sterile gauze pads;

iii. Flexible roller gauze;

iv. Triangular bandages;

v. Pen/pencil and note pad;

vi. Cold pack;

vii. Coins for use in a pay phone; and

viii. Water and soap, or antiseptic wipe.

 

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