Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Healthy Habits for Health Smiles Program Launch

Healthy Child Care Colorado is launching our Healthy Habits for Health Smiles program in SW Denver. This program aims to improve the oral health of young children by teaching child care programs how to implement practices and policies that support oral health. Please see the attached flyer for more information.The program includes the following elements:

  • Free 2-hour Cavity Free Kids training for staff – teaching materials and meal provided
  • Training and incentives for your Health Consultant to help implement tooth brushing
  • Consultation from your Health Consultant to implement tooth brushing in 1 classroom
  • Participate in an online learning community hosted by Healthy Child Care Colorado
  • Create a policy for your program regarding serving water and limiting sugary drinks
  • Free oral health training for parents/caregivers -giveaways, incentives & meal provided
  • Complete pre and post surveys to evaluate Healthy Habits for Healthy Smiles
  • $200 gift card for participation
  • Oral Health Kit (valued at $200) for easy tooth brushing implementation
  • If you are interested in participating, please have a conversation with your Child Care Health Consultant about participating and then complete the application.

    We will only be accepting 6 programs so this will be based on first come, first served. You can indicate your interest by completing the online application form at this link


    If you have questions about Healthy Habits for Healthy Smiles, please feel free to contact Kim Wolff at kwolff@qualistar.org