Nurse’s Notes


Colleen Morris, RN, is a Child Care Health Consultant (CCHC) who works with Missoula County Child Care Providers to promote the health and development of children, families and staff. The CCHC will visit your child care once a year to review immunization records for the children and staff. Other services she can provide include the following:

  • Review of health policies and procedures, such as illness exclusion, first aid, and medication administration policies
  • Consultation regarding infectious diseases and reporting requirements
  • Community resources and referrals for health, mental health, social and special health care needs

Health Resources for Child Care Providers


Missoula County has recently seen an increase in Norovirus-like symptoms, including rapid onset of vomiting and diarrhea. Please see this article for more information.

Weather Watch

Use the following chart to determine when temperatures are comfortable or dangerous for outside play.
Temperature chart

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National Health and Safety Performance Standards

Child Care Licensing Regulations



Health Policies

Common Illnesses



Child Safety


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