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Thursday, April 2, 2020
NC DHHS Division of Child Development and Early Education <dcdee.communications@dhhs.nc.gov>Sent: Wednesday, April 1, 2020 11:10 PMSubject: April 1, 2020 Webinars Regarding the Updated Health, Screening, and Safety Guidelines for Child Care Providers during the COVID-19 Outbreak  April 1, 2020 Webinars Regarding the Updated Health, Screening, and...
Thursday, April 2, 2020
COVID-19 Parent Application for Financial Assistance for Emergency Child Care & Relevant GuidanceApril 1, 2020Dear Child Care Provider,For those providers who have applied to stay open as an emergency child care provider, the NC Division of Child Development and Early Education thanks you for your willingness to serve families during this...Click here...
Wednesday, April 1, 2020
NutritionTexting Tool Available to Access Food for Children: Parents who need food assistance for their children can text FOODNC to 877-877 to locate nearby free meal sites. The texting service is also available in Spanish by texting COMIDA to 877-877.Additionally, No Kid Hungry NC has created a map of local school sites, community organizations, and food...
Monday, March 30, 2020
March 30, 2020 Update on North Carolina's Response to COVID-19[SUMMARY]Much happened this past week as North Carolina continues its response to COVID-19. Below are some key activities. Additional information is available on the website, ncdhhs.gov/coronavirus.  Please check it frequently. Governor Cooper...Click here to read full memo.
Monday, March 30, 2020
March 29, 2020  COVID-19 Child Care Provider CallsYou are invited to join NC DHHS for an informative webinar on the response to the COVID-19 Pandemic. The Department of Health and Human Services leadership will deliver a presentation to equip child care providers with what they need to know and do NOW and provide guidance about what to expect as the...
Friday, March 27, 2020
Emailed March 27, 2020 Good afternoon, Moore County childcare providers! We want to make sure that you understand the most up-to-date and relevant information that pertains to licensed childcare operations. This information changes regularly and it is understandable that you may feel overwhelmed by all of the updates. Here are a few key points:If you wish...
Friday, March 27, 2020
During the current state of emergency, some early educators may be approaching their expiration date for the ITS-SIDS training. The Division of Child Development and Early Education (DCDEE) has released the following in relation to the ITS-SIDS training requirement: COVID Flexibility in Policy and Regulatory Requirements: Training RequirementsProvide an...
Thursday, March 26, 2020
March 26, 2020REVISED COVID-19 EMERGENCY CHILD CARE OPERATIONS AND FINANCING GUIDANCE[SUMMARY]Dear Child Care Providers:I sincerely apologize for the multiple messages. The revised guidance addresses NC Pre-K payments as follows: NC DHHS will pay...Click here to read full memo. 
Thursday, March 26, 2020
Despite very uncertain times and increased stress from health concerns, employment/food/housing security and increased demands in educating children, we all know one thing that is certain – parents need support now, more than ever before.Click here to take a look at a new resource from Triple P America.[SUMMARY BELOW]Reassure your children that your family...
Wednesday, March 25, 2020
March 25, 2020Good afternoon, Moore County!The team at Partners for Children & Families is here for you and wants to help you navigate the many changes and challenges you face related to COVID-19. Here are a few ways we can support you:Caregivers with Young ChildrenIs the current disruption in routine and worries about the future affecting how you...

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