Listen to the recording of the January 14 Community Call for early care and education providers. This call included: Updated guidance for ECE settings Exposure management for ECE settings Child Care Licensing supply distribution Watch the recordingDownload the call slides (Spanish translation of handouts will be available later in the week of 1/17)
The Guidance for Early Childhood Education Providers – Requirements and Best Practices has been updated. Recent updates are highlighted in yellow on the document: Strong recommendation for all eligible staff to receive a booster dose of a COVID-19 vaccine in addition to their primary vaccine series. Masking now required for all outdoor activities where physical distancing … Read more
There has been an update to the LA County Exposure Management for early care and education providers. Highlights include: Updates to quarantine, testing, and masking guidance for persons exposed to COVID-19 Added a testing requirement for close contacts who are exempt from quarantine Additional information about masking best practices are anticipated soon.
Dear Early Care and Education Colleagues, You are probably aware of a new variant of COVID-19 that has emerged in South Africa and been identified by the World Health Organization as a Variant of Concern. The new variant, which has been given the name Omicron, has now been detected in California and several other states. … Read more
The L.A. County Early Childhood Education (LAC ECE) COVID-19 Response Team is pleased to announce our next Community Call will be November 19 at 9:00 am. The call will include information on the COVID-19 Vaccine for 5-11 year-olds from Dr. Nava Yeganeh of the Department of Public Health. Registration is required. Download the flyer for … Read more
People working in child care settings who received the second dose of the Pfizer vaccine at least 6 months ago may consider getting a third booster dose. COVID-19 Booster doses are meant to boost immunity that may have waned overtime and are the same dose of vaccine that were given as part of the primary … Read more
There has been an update to the LA County Guidance for early care and education providers. Highlights include: Masks are required indoors for everyone in an early learning program, even people who are fully vaccinated. Confirmed cases of COVID-19 must be reported to the Department of Public Health, Community Care Licensing Division, and families. More … Read more