Child Care Centers

Florida Asthma-Friendly Child Care Center Award

The Florida Asthma Coalition developed this award to recognize child care centers where administrators, staff, families, and clinical partners are working together to help children with asthma properly manage their disease.  This page includes links to trainings and resources to help centers achieve recognition.

The Florida Asthma Coalition has awarded 13 child care centers, and many more centers are on their way to achieving this award.  Click the link below to view the list of the awarded centers.

Florida Asthma-Friendly Child Care Center Criteria and Application Guide
Child care centers meeting criteria for excellence in asthma management can be recognized at the bronze, silver, gold, and platinum levels.   The criteria for achieving the award and resources that are available to help you along the way are described in detail in the Asthma-Friendly Child Care Center Application Guide below.

Florida Asthma-Friendly Child Care Center Training
The Asthma-Friendly Child Care Center training is one of criteria for the award.  This training is available to help child care providers in Florida learn how to provide the best possible care for children with asthma.  Child care professionals can earn 1 in-service credit hour by completing the free online training.  The document below provides step-by-step instructions on how to register for and participate in this training. We recommend that you right-click and select “save link as” to retain this document for reference throughout the training. 

Does Your Organization Want to Partner with Us To Promote the Training and Award in Your Area?
We are happy to develop marketing materials with your organization’s logo and contact information.  Click the link below to view a sample flyer.  If interested, please contact us at FLAsthmaFriendlyECE@gmail.com.