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E-Newsletter Volume 6, Issue 1: Sun Days are Fun Days

July 1, 2021

It is officially summer! We are excited to share that our Summer 2021 newsletter is now available. This issue of our newsletter includes reminders, resources, and activity ideas related to staying safe and having fun this summer.  We encourage you to … Read more

COVID-19 Variant B.1.351 Identified in NC

February 12, 2021

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NC DHHS) has now reported the first identification of the COVID-19 variant B.1.351 in the state of North Carolina. For important information on the B.1.351 variant, the COVID-19 vaccine,  and additional … Read more

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 … Read more

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.    

La nueva normalidad

October 15, 2020

Our Fall 2020 newsletter is now available in Spanish. Please share it with Spanish speaking early educators.

E-Newsletter Volume 5, Issue 2: The New Normal

September 30, 2020

Our Fall 2020 newsletter is available with information, tips, and resources on how to stay safe and ways to encourage physical and mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Wearing a Face Covering in North Carolina

July 14, 2020

Governor Cooper signed an executive order on June 24 that included requirements for wearing of face covering. Two resources made available recently by the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) are a Door Sign for Wearing Cloth Face Coverings … Read more

Using cloth face coverings safely

April 27, 2020

Guidance and poster updated 5/11/2020 to align with current NC Interim Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Guidance for Child Care Settings – updated 5/6/2020, which expands on the situations in which adults and children should wear cloth face coverings.   Update … Read more