ODJFS Releases New Information for Child Care Providers

As we learned on Sunday, beginning on Thursday, March 26, 2020, all child care programs operating in Ohio must do so under a temporary pandemic child care license

Today, the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services issued additional guidance on rules, regulations, and procedures for programs that choose to apply for a temporary pandemic child care license and those who will be closing effective 11:59 PM on Wednesday, March 25th.  

Additional resources include:

This temporary pandemic license will be required to operate child care in Ohio until April 30th.

Additional Resources

For the most up-to-date information on Ohio's response to the coronavirus and how you can best support children, parents, and providers, be sure to check out the resources below.

Resources for Providers

Resources for Parents

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