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1-888-574-5437

The Warmline for Oklahoma Child Care Providers offers free telephone consultation to child care providers on numerous topics of concern.  Consultants can also refer providers to appropriate services and resources within their communities.

 A Consultant Can Help:

  • Clarify a problem
  • Provide information, included printed materials, if available
  • Help generate ideas and solutions
  • Offer guidance on developmentally appropriate practices
  • Provide referrals to meet individual needs and requests
  • Direct providers to relevant resources to assist with a concern
  • Provide follow-up when needed

Consultants answer the Warmline Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. or click here.  Messages left after hours will be answered as
soon as a consultant is available.  Questions can also be emailed

Automated Topic Library:

Pre-recorded messages on a variety of topics related to child care, health, and development are available on the Warmline 24 hours a day or click here
If you would like a complete list of the 1,500 topics available, call the Warmline  at 1-888-574-5437 or submit your request by email.

 

Child Guidance Service
Oklahoma State Dept. of Health
1000 NE 10th Street
Oklahoma City, Ok.  73117-1299
(405) 271-4477


 


Special Announcements
The leaves are changing colors and the weather has gotten cooler. The Warmline staff would like to ensure that you remain your healthiest during this season. Below are a few tips to keep you feeling your best:

1. Handwashing- proper handwashing can prevent more than 75% of communicable diseases.

2. Get your flu shot- Receiving an influenza vaccination each year is considered to be your best defense against seasonal influenza.

3. Clean and sanitize surfaces and items used by young children frequently.

*See your Good Health Handbook for correct Handwashing and Sanitizing Procedures.

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