proceduresYour 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.
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SHELTER IN PLACE
checklistHazard Mitigation/Safety Checklist
Supplies needed for securing your program
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.
Emergency Plan and training Manual
After a full year of research, analysis, discussion, and consensus by school district administrators, local law enforcement, emergency first responders, county emergency services, community members, and countless others, this document has evolved into a comprehensive and cohesive emergency planning guide for San Diego’s East County schools. (From Forward of manual)
We are sharing this manual as a guide for child care providers and programs. Some procedures may have to be modified to fit your program.
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