Ellie Morris is a Regional Child Care Health Consultant (CCHC) with the NC Child Care Health & Safety Resource Center. Prior to serving as a CCHC, Ellie worked with the UNC Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention on the development, dissemination, and implementation of Go NAPSACC, a suite of online tools to help early care and education (ECE) programs meet evidence-based practices to support children's healthy eating, physical activity, and other healthy habits. Ellie also managed the REACH Recognition for healthy childcare, which highlights ECE programs in NC that go above and beyond to support children's healthy habits. Ellie started her public health career as the School Health Liaison for the Chatham County Public Health Department. As a parent and public health professional, she understands the importance of high quality childcare, and loves helping ECE programs be the best they can be for their children, families, and employees.
As a regional child care health consultant, Ellie serves as a resource when child care facilities have any health and safety questions or concerns. She delivers consultation and technical assistance, provides training and educational materials, and conducts health and safety assessments.