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COVID-19 Vaccinations Begin for Group 3 Today (2/24/21) in NC

February 24, 2021
North Carolina will begin Group 3 vaccinations beginning today (2/24/21). Child care providers and Pre-K – 12 schools are included in Group 3. COVID-19 vaccine supplies are limited, and Group 3 is a large population. The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is working with its partners to support child care providers in accessing vaccines. Child care providers may visit the Division of Child Development and Early Education (DCDEE) website for more information.

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 state recommendations to improve mask wearing based on guidance from the CDC, visit the NC DHHS website.

 

 

 

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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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.

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.

 

 

Esa comida tan maravillosa

July 20, 2020
The Summer 2020 newsletter is now available in Spanish. Please share with Spanish speaking early educators.

 

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