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The Licensing Link Newsletter
Dakota County Child Care Licensing publishes a quarterly newsletter for licensed child care called The Licensing Link. The newsletter has articles, rule reminders, tips, training and other items of interest for licensed childcare providers.  View current and past newsletters below:

OctoberDecember2016.pdfOctober-December 2016
JulySeptember2016.pdfJuly-September 2016
AprilJune2016.pdfApril-June 2016
JanMarch2016.pdfJanuary-March 2016
OctDec2015.pdfOctober-December 2015
JulySept2015.pdfJuly-September 2015
JanMarch2015.pdfJanuary-March 2015
JulySeptember2014.pdfJuly-September 2014
April2014.pdfApril 2014
January2014.pdfJanuary 2014
Oct2013.pdfOctober 2013
July2013.pdfJuly 2013 (Transitions)
April2013.pdfApril 2013
Jan2013.pdfJanuary 2013 (Changes)

Watermelon and Wiggles Newsletter
Dakota County Public Health Department publishes a quarterly newsletter for licensed child care providers. Watermelon and Wiggles includes practical tips and ideas to increase healthy nutrition and physical activity for infants and children in child care settings as well as information about trainings funded through the Minnesota Department of Health’s Statewide Health Improvement Program (SHIP).

Sign up to receive an email each quarter or view current and past newsletters below:

WatermelonWigglesAug2016.pdfAugust 2016 (Outdoor play) – WatermelonWigglesFamilyAug2016.pdfFamily Version
WatermlonWigglesMay2016.pdfMay 2016 (Health Hydration) – WatermlonWigglesFamiliesMay2016.pdfFamily Version
WatermelonWigglesFeb2016.pdfFebruary 2016 (Breastfeeding) – WatermlonWigglesFamiliesFeb2016.pdfFamily Version
WatermelonWigglesNov2015.pdfNovember 2015 (Winter play)
WatermelonWigglesAug2015.pdfAugust 2015 (Farmers' markets)
WatermelonWigglesMay2015.pdfMay 2015 (Make learning more active)
WatermelonWigglesFeb2015.pdfFebruary 2015 (Breastfeeding)

Last updated: 10/14/2016 8:47 AM