June 10, 2020

COVID-19: Updated Guidance for Child Care Programs and Providers

Guidelines & Resources for Safely Reopening Early Learning and Care

On June 5, 2020, the California Department of Public Health issued Updated Guidance for Child Care Programs and Providers that aims to support child care providers and programs as they begin to reopen and other programs transition from emergency childcare for essential workers to enhanced regular operations. To download, click the button below:


To help all providers apply the new and updated policies and requirements and make updates to their emergency preparedness plan, there are also resources and tools available at the California Health and Human Services Agency (CHHS) Early Learning and Care Playbook website at https://www.chhs.ca.gov/home/master-plan-for-early-learning-and-care/ which provides information and links to tips, training, and other resources that will help providers and parents as they navigate the new guidance and requirements.

Please check out the new Guidance and Early Learning and Care Playbook to support the wellness and safety of children, teachers, providers, and families.