Child Care Nurse Consultant

Child Care Nurse Consultants (CCNC) are Registered Nurses who provide on-site consultation, training, and technical assistance to early childhood care and education providers.  Child care and early education businesses may call or send questions to a CCNC about health and safety policies, health programs, health of personnel, and specific child health or safety issues.

The CCNC uses Healthy Child Care Iowa nursing assessment tools in consultation, technical assistance, and training contacts with consumers. 

  • Business Partnership Agreement 
  • Child Care Center Director/Owner Survey 
  • Home Child Care Owner/Director Survey 
  • Injury Prevention Checklist tool and reports 
  • Child Record Review tool and reports 
  • Health and Safety Assessment tool and reports 
  • Health and Safety Quality Improvement Plan 
  • Notice of Urgent Need form

Child Care Nurse Consultants serving Buena Vista, Crawford, and Sac Counties:

Chris Lee, RN, CCNC, Serving Crawford County
HCCMS Family Health Services
105 N. Main Street
Denison, IA 51442
Phone: 712-263-3303 email:

Deb Gimer, RN, CCNC, Serving Buena Vista & Sac Counties
Calhoun County Public Health
501 Court Street
Rockwell City, IA 50579
Phone: 712-297-8323 Ext. 231 Email:

CCNC Brochure