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Hastings and Prince Edward Public Health
Child Care

COVID-19 Resources for Child Care Providers

Last updated: September 25, 2020.

If are you looking for general information about COVID-19, please visit our main COVID-19 web page.

The content below is intended for child care providers.

Guidance – Overall

Protocols for Child Care

Screening

Assessment Centres in Hastings and Prince Edward Counties

  • There are a number of ways to be assessed and tested for COVID-19 in our region. Review our Getting Tested for COVID-19 web page for more information.

Guidance – Health and Safety

Physical Distancing

Environmental Cleaning

Use of Personal Protective Equipment

Hand Hygiene and Respiratory Etiquette

For more resources & videos, visit infection control for educators web page.

Information for Parents and Caregivers

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We are working to respond to community needs during the COVID-19 pandemic.

If you are concerned about potential exposure to a positive case of COVID-19, please be reassured that any contacts of a confirmed case will be contacted directly and monitored by public health.

Low-risk and indirect contacts should self monitor for symptoms for 14 days from the time of potential exposure and seek testing if symptoms develop. Low risk contacts do not need to isolate unless symptoms develop, and can continue to attend school/work/daycare while monitoring for symptoms.

Please continue to visit our website for more information about our programs and services.