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Stay at Home Order for North Carolina

March 27, 2020

North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper has issued a Stay at Home order for North Carolina, effective Monday, March 30th at 5 pm until April 29th, 2020 Read the Executive Order in full and see the Frequently Asked Questions. Child care … Read more

Thermometers and temperature taking

March 27, 2020

According to guidance from DCDEE, only children and staff who are needed to maintain ratio should be in classrooms. In order to limit the chance of COVID-19 spread: Have parents drop off children outside the classroom. Staff should meet children … Read more

Sanitation procedures to control COVID-19 in child care

March 25, 2020

The NC Environmental Health Section of the Division of Public Health has a new web page where guidance can be found for controlling and preventing coronavirus / COVID-19, including a memo on Cleaning and Disinfecting Solutions and Procedures to control … Read more

NC 211 is available to help

March 23, 2020

  The NC Department of Public Safety said today that “North Carolina 2-1-1 remains open to help people with things like food assistance, questions about rent and housing and other COVID-19 related questions and concerns.” NC 2-1-1 is an information … Read more

DCDEE Announces Flexibility in Policy and Regulatory Requirements

March 18, 2020

DCDEE Announces Flexibility in Policy and Regulatory Requirements The Division of Child Development and Early Education (DCDEE) appreciates all the hard work and continued sacrifices that NC’s child care facilities have made during the COVID-19 outbreak to serve families, fuel … Read more

COVID-19 guidance for child care settings in North Carolina

March 17, 2020

The NC Department of Health and Human Services has released Interim Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Guidance for Child Care Settings in North Carolina on March 16, 2019. Please read this guidance carefully. More information will be released as it becomes … Read more