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Child Care Short Course

Handwashing/Sanitation Short Course for Child Care Providers 

Handwashing, Cleaning and Sanitizing in Child Care summed up in one 2-hour short course. 

Is there a best way to hand wash? What about hand sanitizers? Can I disinfect? Why clean and sanitize? What does ‘sanitize’ mean?  All these topics and more!

Once you order, your login information will be emailed to you.

2 contact hours for $15 per person

You may log in and log out as much as you need to.

The course will be available to you for 6 months after your purchase. Make sure you print your certificate at the end for your hours. 

Register for the class here!


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