Emergency Preparedness and Response Plan

Welcome to the
Emergency Preparedness and Response Plan

for North Carolina Child Care Facilities

The EPR PlanPurpose of the Plan

The purpose of the Emergency Preparedness and Response Plan (EPR Plan) is to provide the facility and families with the information they need to prepare for and respond to an emergency event. All licensed child care centers, family child care homes, and summer day camps that operate for two consecutive summers or more must complete the EPR Plan.

The EPR Plan ToolProvide Your Details

The EPR Plan tool is a template you complete to provide details about your facility and your emergency preparedness procedures. The tool will provide instructions and tips to help you complete the necessary fields.

Export and PrintYour Final EPR Plan

After you have completed the EPR Plan tool, the tool creates a plan that is unique to your facility based on the information you provided. It will also include guidelines for responding to specific types of emergencies. You will be able to export the file to your hard drive and print a copy of your facility's EPR Plan.