Mark Your Calendar: June 25 Community Call

The L.A. County Early Childhood Education (LAC ECE) COVID-19 Response Team is pleased to announce our next Community Call will be June 25 at 9:00 am. The call will include an update on the guidance for child care environments and a presentation on navigating the new normal from Silvia De La Riva, a school neuropsychologist and … Read more

Updated Best Practice Guidance and Signage

The LA County Department of Public Health has updated its COVID-19 Best Practice Guidance and Signage. Please review the current guidance and find the latest signs here: http://publichealth.lacounty.gov/acd/ncorona2019/BestPractices/. As a reminder, EVERYONE, regardless of vaccination status, must wear a mask: On planes, trains, buses, ferries, taxis and ride-shares, and all other forms of public transport, In … Read more

Changes to Guidance on Groups

There have been two changes to the LA County Guidance for early care and education providers in the last two months. These changes loosen restrictions. They are: There is no longer a maximum size for stable groups. Licensing requirements for group sizes should be followed. In larger classrooms, dividers are no longer needed to keep … Read more

Masks are still required in Los Angeles County

Although the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has released new recommendations, at this time the LA County Health Officer Order remains in effect across LA County. Masks are still required in most settings, including in all child care programs. Young children cannot be vaccinated against COVID-19. It is important that all guidance on masking and social distancing … Read more

Mark Your Calendar: March 26 Community Call

The L.A. County Early Childhood Education (LAC ECE) COVID-19 Response Team is pleased to announce our next Community Call will be March 26 at 9:00 am. Topics to be covered include: the latest guidance for child care environments, updates to early care and education policies, the availability of supplies to operate safely, and how to access … Read more

Parent FAQs Handout

A new resource is available for child care providers to share with families in their programs. This FAQs handout can help families understand the COVID-19 guidance you are following. It also provides answers to common questions providers are hearing from families. The handout is available as a PDF and a Word document. You can customize … Read more