New York State Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS) requires all registered or licensed child care programs in New York State that choose to administer medication other than topical ointments, sunscreen, and insect repellent to children in their care to comply with the following training and certification requirements under the OCFS Health and Safety Regulations:
For more information about administering medication, visit http://www.ocfs.state.ny.us/programs/childcare/mat/default.asp
CDSC ensures that all modalities of child care programs have access to services that promote a strong healthy environment. Health Care Consultancy services support child care providers throughout New York City. The services provided include, but are not limited to:
These services may be provided over the phone by calling (718) 398-6738 or, by conducting onsite visits to the program. All licensed, registered, prospective, and legally exempt providers/programs are eligible for health consultant services.
New York State health care plan for children sponsored by the NYS Department of Health. Eligibility depends on gross family income. Call this toll-free number: 1-800-698-4KIDS or click on the following link https://www.health.ny.gov/Health_care/child_health_plus for more information.