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COVID-19 Resources for Parents and Providers

Information and guidance for child care during COVID-19 is available for parents and providers. Parents and child care providers can talk about a plan for how to stay healthy and what to do if there is an illness or exposure; and don’t forget to plan for back-up care. Check resource sites often for updates.

Newly Released Updated Guidance for Child Care: This guidance informs child care facilities and providers (generally referred to as “providers”) and the families they serve about infection control practices that prevent and mitigate the spread of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) infection in child care facilities.

Early Learning & Care Playbook: Caring for children & getting back to work offers guidelines and resources for families and child care providers

California Surgeon General’s Playbook: Stress relief for caregivers and kids during COVID-19

Visit COVID19.CA.GOV to find out the latest statewide news, county information, how to get testing, guidance and questions and answers related to the pandemic.

The CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) Coronavirus site provides national information as well as health considerations and tools for operating during COVID-19, including for Child Care & Schools & Youth Programs

California Department of Public Health COVID-19 Updates


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Last updated on January 20, 2023
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