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Vaccine News: Group 3 Frontline Essential Workers (Schools and Childcare)

February 11, 2021
NC will move to Group 3 Frontline Essential Workers in the vaccine plan on February 24. Because supply is still very limited and the population of frontline essential workers is so large, this will begin with anyone working in child care or in PreK –12 schools starting on February 24.

Do you need to know if you are eligible? Find more information on the chart in the DEEPER DIVE: Group 3 – Frontline Essential Workers (School and Childcare), available in English and Spanish on the NC Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) website.

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New COVID-19 Resources Page

February 5, 2021
We now have a new COVID-19 Resources page on our website. Here, helpful resources including the Guidance for Families can be found in both English and Spanish.

Do you as an early educator or family member continue to have questions about face covering use in child care or know someone who does? The Face Covering Use in Child Care document has been updated recently and is a great resource to help with answering some of those questions.

COVID-19 VACCINE UPDATE

January 29, 2021

A COVID-19 Vaccine Update with answers to vaccine questions that early educators and families may find helpful has been posted on the NC Department of Health and Human Services (NC DHHS) website.  For the latest updates on the COVID-19 vaccine and the state’s vaccine plan, visit the NC DHHS website.

Annual Child Care Immunization Reporting

November 10, 2020
It’s time for the 2020 annual child care immunization reporting. Click here to read more about requirements for immunizations for children in child care and here to view the memo and get the instructions and worksheets from the NC Department of Health and Human Services-Division of Public Health, Immunization Branch. The survey is due by December 15, 2020.

UPDATE: The annual child care immunization report deadline has been extended to February 1, 2021.

Slow the Spread, Get Behind the Mask

October 30, 2020
DHHS has new “Slow the Spread, Get Behind the Mask”  videos available in English and Spanish to help increase understanding of when a cloth face covering or mask is needed. Whatever your reason, get behind the mask.

 

 

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