Southeastern Idaho Public Health

Child Care

Provider Information

SIPH conducts health and safety inspections for childcare facilities within our 8 county district for licensed childcare facilities and those that are participating in the Idaho Child Care Program (ICCP).

SIPH also provides technical assistance regarding health and safety issues (education and prevention of communicable diseases) for child care facilities.

  1. Did you know that if you are a food handler, day care provider/worker, or a health care worker there are restrictions according to the Rules and Regulations Governing Idaho Reportable Diseases for returning to work after being diagnosed with a reportable disease?

  2. Did you know if your child attends day care and he/she has tested positive for a reportable disease, he/she is restricted from attending day care according to the Rules and Regulations Governing Idaho Reportable Diseases?

  3. Examples include, but are not limited to: Giardiasis, Campylobacteriosis, E-coli, Hepatitis A, Salmonellosis, and Shigellosis.

For More Information

Refer to  Rules Governing Standards for Child Care Licensing or Rules and Regulations Governing Idaho Reportable Diseases (IDAPA 16.02.10) or Rules Governing Food Safety and Sanitation standards for Food Establishments (IDAPA 16.02.19 (The Idaho Food Code)).

Child Care Links & Downloads

  City of Pocatello Daycare Licensing
  Municipal Codes for Daycare Services in the City of Chubbuck
  Idaho STARS
  State of Idaho Daycare Licensing
  IDAHO CONDITIONAL ATTENDANCE TO CHILDCARE - Schedule of Intended Immunizations Form
  Child Care Guidelines
  Child Care Manual
  Summary of Applicable Code and Rules for Health and Safety in Child Care Facilities 2016
  Idaho Certificate of Immunization Exemption
  5.25-6.00% Bleach Solutions
  8.25% Bleach Solutions
  Guide to the Idaho Immunization Requirements for Child Care Facitlities
  Record Requirements for Staff and Other Individuals
  Idaho Care Line - Day Care
  Consumer Product Safety Commission
  Your Guide to New Crib Standards
  Infant Safe Sleep Practices Tip Sheet for Idaho Child Care Providers
  Prácticas de sueño seguro para niños pequeños Hoja de consejos para proveedores de cuidado infantil de Idaho