Child care is a necessity and thousands of essential workers need child care during this pandemic. COVID-19 has changed the way we live, interact with others, learn and operate our businesses. We are here to help you, by providing information and tools to keep your staff and children you serve healthy and safe.
California Department of Public Health has released COVID-19 Update Guidance for Child Care Program and Providers. The guidelines and considerations are based on the public health data available at this time. The recommendations in this guide are to keep children and providers safe and healthy. Learn the essential protective equipment and supplies you need, how to create a plan during a pandemic, cleaning and hygiene, arrival procedures, health screenings, coronavirus symptoms, group size and staffing, physical distancing, meal times and additional resources.
COVID-19 Resource from PROSOLUTIONS Training: Online training and other helpful tips for educators and families.
Opening and re-opening by Every Child California: We love this guide because it includes a checklist and tasks for you to open safely. Some of the tasks include removing shared sensory items, posting no visitors signs, preparing individual art materials and more.
Is your child care environment reopening? You Need a Communications Plan
As you reopen you will have new guidelines that your child care environment will need to follow. With all the changes, it is important you communicate and keep the parents informed. Hi Mama published a blog post on this topic with templates for you to look over and utilize if you choose.
As always we encourage you to visit the following websites for the latest information: