A childcare Facility is Ashtma Friendly if the facility:
Eco-Healthy Child Care (EHCC) supports child care providers in creating child care settings that are as environmentally healthy as possible. The program allows parents to choose child care facilities that are committed to creating a safer, healthier environment for children to learn and grow.
Child care centers and family home programs qualify as "Eco-Healthy" by completing a checklist that highlights 30 simple, free or low cost steps that help you make safer choices for children. Eco-Healthy providers commit to reducing children's exposure to environmental health hazards.
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A distinction made by NYS Department of Health. Child care centers and homes have met standards to support breastfeeding continuation when mothers return to work or school. At this time, only CACFP programs are eligible to participate in this program.