Forms & Resources

Department of Behavioral & Community Health

 

  

 

Safety Plan Templates

The following are offered to assist in the development of Camp Safety Plans

Activity-Specific Plans

 

Fact Sheets (Certifications)

The following "Fact Sheets" (certifications) are updated annually and provide important information about required and acceptable staff certifications for children’s camp personnel. Certifications must be maintained at camp and available for review during routine inspections. Camp operators should check the New York State Department of Health website for the most current lists of acceptable certifications.

Please note, for staff who require first aid and/or CPR certification, only those classes listed on the certifications/fact sheets are accepted. Online first aid and CPR courses are NOT acceptable.



Disease and Health Information
 


Mumps and other Vaccine Preventable Diseases
 

Outbreak Control
 

Rabies
 

Sunscreen Guidance
 

West Nile*
 

Swimming
 


What should you do when someone vomits or poops in the pool?
 
Wilderness Swimming Guidance
 

 

Resources for  Pools & Beaches

Safety Plan Templates – The following Safety Plan Templates are offered to assist with the development of Swimming Pool and Bathing Beach Safety Plans.
 

Blue Green Algae and Bathing Beaches
 

Certification Fact Sheets are posted above on this page

The following Fact Sheets are updated annually and provide important information about required and acceptable certifications for aquatics staff. Swimming pool and bathing beach operators should check for the most current lists of acceptable certifications on the New York State Department of Health website. Certifications must be available for review during routine inspections by the Dutchess County Department of Behavioral & Community Health.
 


Cyanuric Acid

The use of cyanuric acid in public swimming pools is prohibited in New York State.

The Dutchess County Department of Behavioral & Community Health provides important information about this chemical and how to determine whether a product contains cyanuric acid (.pdf).


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A. K. Vaidian, MD, MPH,Commissioner of Behavioral & Community Health A. K. Vaidian, MD, MPH
Commissioner of Behavioral & Community Health
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