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procedures

Your child care program may have to follow procedures for a lockdown, secure campus, or shelter in place. Here is information on how it is typically administered in schools. This was taken from the East Region Readiness and Emergency Management for Schools.

View the full report here.


For more detailed information on the procedures visit:

LOCKDOWN

SECURE CAMPUS
SHELTER IN PLACE

checklist

Use the following checklist to review the site’s strengths and areas to target for improvement related to hazard mitigation and safety procedures and policies.

Hazard Mitigation/Safety Checklist

Supplies needed for securing your program

These are suggestions on what kind of supplies you should keep in your classroom in the event of a secure campus, lockdown, or shelter in place.

Based on one classroom/family child care

  • Flashlight with batteries
  • "honey pot" port-a-potty (5 gallon plastic bucket with toilet seat).
  • Child "honey pots" (height - 10" for children 2+ years old) are available.
  • Extra "honey pot" plastic bags
  • Wipes (towelettes)
  • Roll of toilet paper
  • Solar blankets or black plastic to cover windows. Also for use as bathroom "privacy shelter" and Shelter in Place 'sealing' materials.
  • Duct tape
  • Water (enough for each person to have a cup)
  • Diapers (if infants/toddlers are in room)
  • Individual single food bars. One for each student and adult.
  • Whistle with lanyard to alert first responders of danger.