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What is a Child Care Nurse Health Consultant?

A Child Care Nurse Health Consultant works with child care providers, directors, and/or owners to promote the health and safety of children in the child care setting. These consultants can provide expert guidance and technical assistance on a wide range of health and safety topics.

Child Care Nurse Health Consultants have the training to access appropriate resources to assist child care providers in successfully including children with special health or medical needs.

How Can Child Care Nurse Health Consultants Help Me?

  • Help providers develop strategies for caring for children with special health needs
  • Develop or update health and safety policies for child care providers
  • Provide health education and wellness programs
  • Provide up-to-date information on the latest guidelines, policies and information regarding child health and safety
  • Offer support through telephone consultations or on-site visits
  • Conduct child care staff training
  • Provide Medication Administration training
  • Provide communicable disease information
  • Develop health care plans for children with special needs
  • Provide health and safety education for parents and children

West Virginia has six Child Care Nurse Health Consultants available to assist child care providers across the state.  Each Child Care Resource and Referral Region (CCRR) has a designated Child Care Nurse Health Consultant.  Please locate your Child Care Nurse Health Consultant based on your CCRR region.

Child Care Resource Center Resource and Referral region 
Counties served: Brooke, Hancock, Marion, Marshall, Monongalia, Ohio, Tyler, Wetzel

Addy Morris - Child Care Nurse Health Consultant
3461 University Avenue, Suite 106
Morgantown, WV 26505
Cell Phone: (304) 840-2482
Email: amorris@rvcds.org

Choices Resource and Referral region  
Counties served: Calhoun, Doddridge, Gilmer, Harrison, Pleasants, Ritchie, Wirt, Wood

Vacant Position - Child Care Nurse Health Consultant
Clarksburg or Parkersburg, WV
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Connect Resource and Referral region
Counties served: Clay, Jackson, Kanawha, Roane

Vacant Position - Child Care Nurse Health Consultant
Charleston, WV
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Link Resource and Referral region
Counties served: Boone, Cabell, Lincoln, Logan, Mason, Mingo, Putnam, Wayne

Glenna Bailey, RN, MSN – Child Care Nurse Health Consultant
611 Seventh Avenue, Suite 322
Huntington, WV 25701
Cell Phone: (304) 972-6300
Office Phone: (304) 529-7603 x402
Email: gbailey@rvcds.org

MountainHeart North Resource and Referral region
Counties served: Barbour, Berkeley, Grant, Hampshire, Hardy, Jefferson, Lewis, Mineral, Morgan, Pendleton, Preston, Randolph, Taylor, Tucker, Upshur

Karen Gilbert - Child Care Nurse Health Consultant
Points, WV
Cell Phone: (304) 840-1933
Email: kgilbert@rvcds.org

MountainHeart South Resource and Referral region
Counties served: Braxton, Fayette, Greenbrier, McDowell, Mercer, Monroe, Nicholas, Pocahontas, Raleigh, Summers, Webster, Wyoming

Vacant Position - Child Care Nurse Health Consultant
Beckley, Matheny, Princeton, Ronceverte, or Summersville, WV
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