Stay Safe Outdoors in Cold Weather

Participation in outdoor activities during colder weather is possible. Outdoor play is enjoyable when children and staff dress appropriately. This article addresses important information to remain safe outdoors in cold weather. Also included is cold weather guidance from the:

- PA Department of Human Services' (DHS) Regulations for operating a child care facility
- PA Position Statements ECERS-R

A link to Avoid Spot Treat Frostbite & Hypothermia infographic infographic is provided. The Weather Watch Chart helps early care and education (ECE) providers plan daily playtime with guidance on wind chill factor and humidity relative to temperature. 1/29/21