News

20
Mar

Child-care providers raise coronavirus concerns in letter to B.C. premier

EXCERPTS The B.C. Child Care Owners Association is raising concerns about the province’s requirement to keep daycares open. In an open letter to Premier John Horgan, association board member Pamela Wallberg says the...
20
Mar

Coronavirus looks different in kids than in adults

Largest study to date suggests infants may be vulnerable to critical illness after all -- and that children may play a ‘major role’ in spread of pathogen EXCERPTS In the nightmare of the...
20
Mar

Epidemiology of COVID-19 among Children in China

Epidemiological characteristics of 2143 pediatric patients with 2019 coronavirus disease in china Excerpts from abstract: Objectives: To identify the epidemiological characteristics and...
20
Mar

Association head says it's up to individual daycares to decide whether to charge fees

Province will cover fees for parents who "lost income" because of COVID-19 pandemic EXCERPTS Some parents who have signed contracts with daycare providers won't have to continue paying, but...
20
Mar

Preschools and daycares need guidance, financial help during pandemic say operators

EXCERPTS B.C. preschools and daycares remain open during spring break and lack substantial coronavirus pandemic guidance, says Amanda Worms, BC Child Care Owners Association spokesperson. "There is no guidance being...
20
Mar

Government should issue guidance on children’s play during the coronavirus crisis

Reblogged for obvious reasons. Hats off to Adrian for leading on this, and to many others for feeding in at short notice. Please help in any way you can. Policy for Play This open letter to the UK government – from...
19
Mar

Response to lack of COVID-19 public health directive on child care

EXCERPTS March 18, 2020 10 am Response to Lack of COVID-19 Public Health Directive on Child Care On March 17, BC declared a state of emergency. On the advice of the Chief Medical Health Officer, the province closed all...
19
Mar

Applying for financial support (EI): Information for child care and early years' workers relating to COVID-19

EXCERPTEDInformation on Financial Support for Child Care and Early Years Workers Relating to Covid-19 As this public health emergency unfolds we know many educators and early years staff have questions related to work...
19
Mar

SECA: Letter of to Premier, Ministers of Health, Education and Finance amidst COVID-19

EXCERPTS March 18th, 2020
19
Mar

Coronavirus: How does it impact child care providers and CCR&Rs?

EXCERPTS It’s impossible to avoid news about the Coronavirus (COVID-19) these days, and as child care leaders and providers, you are no doubt getting questions from parents about it. You are also probably wondering, how...

Pages