Here’s a quick snapshot of the latest resources and information we have today, April 28, 2020.
Child Care Programs Remain Closed
At yesterday’s press conference, Gov. DeWine outlined the steps being taken to prepare to re-open businesses in Ohio beginning on May 1. Ohio’s child care programs, except those operating under pandemic licenses, will remain closed. Click here for more details. ODJFS also plans to send an email today to share this information with all Ohio child care programs, so watch your inbox.
Webinars for This Week
There are a variety of webinars scheduled for next week covering topics like addressing abuse and neglect during COVID-19, supporting early learning while at home, embracing anti-bias classroom, facilitating meaningful connection with children virtually and more. Check out the complete list.
Emergency Preparedness: Is Your Program Ready?
Tuesday, May 5 | 6:30-8 p.m. | Virtual
Will your child care program be ready to respond to natural disasters, accidental, technological and terrorist hazards? Learn how to utilize the local emergency management agency and other resources to help create a plan. Register Here.
Check out our the many other virtual training opportunities available now.
Need Help Navigating?
You can find additional information on the ODJFS website, at the ODJFS help desk or by calling 1-877-302-2347.
If you cannot reach someone at ODJFS, contact us and we will do our best to get you the information you need:
- Email: coaching @4cforchildren.org
- Southwest Ohio: 513-758-1334
- Miami Valley: 937-723-1334
Removal from the Pandemic Child Care List
If you have been approved as a Pandemic Child Care Program and now wish not to provide pandemic care, email a request to ODJFS.
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