COVID-19 Updates

We are working to ensure that we continue to provide all up to date resources on COVID-19.  

 

Resources

 
 

  * 11.18.20 CARES Scam Alert

  * 11.5.20 Child Care Council Newsletter

  * 10.29.20 Child Care Council of Suffolk Newsletter: Essential Workers Child Care Scholarship

  * 10.27.20 Child Care Council of Suffolk Newsletter: CACFP Mandatory Webinar (Nov 4), CARES Update, Early Voting 

 

Please be aware that child care programs are NOT being ordered to close.  Child Care is considered to be an essential function critical to enabling parents - especially our first responders, health care workers and direct care workers to go to work.  

  • The County Department of Health will make all decisions about closures related to COVID-19.   At this time, unless you have been informed by DOH to close, you can remain open.  PLEASE INFORM YOUR LICENSOR/REGISTRAR OF ANY CHANGES TO YOUR STATUS.  

  • Only OCFS can approve a waiver of any regulations.  To request a waiver, please contact your licensor or registrar.

 

If you have a question or concern about possible contact with

COVID-19, please contact the County Department of Health or 311.

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