Family and Child Care COVID-19 Resource Updates

COVID-19 Resource Updates

We will be updating this page with more information about resources for families and child care providers as it comes available.

Stay safe; stay home if you can; cover your cough, and wash your hands. 

-The Team at SC Child Care Resource & Referral


For SC DHEC's most up-to-date information on COVID-19 in South Carolina, click here.
Scroll to the bottom of this page for a map of all school food sites and list of delivery plans, courtesy of the South Carolina Department of Education.


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Palmetto Shared Services Alliance (PSSA) has temporarily opened up their Job Posting portal to all child care programs statewide. If your child care program would like to post an opening, simply click HERE or on the graphic text above to set up your temporary account.


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If so, you can find openings on the PSSA website or by clicking HERE.


Please follow all licensing rules and regulations in regard to hiring employees.  If you have any questions or concerns about hiring staff during this crisis please contact your local licensing specialist or visit https://www.scchildcare.org/

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GENERAL INFORMATION ON COVID-19

English
CDC FAQ:
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/faq.html
WHO Quick Facts:

https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/advice-for-public?fbclid=IwAR36C8K17810oiC0D_RXIxRdZxgtoqdqZUtdIVpk_1Se9RWEsWMw7pwpUxs

 

 

Español
Centros para el Control y la Prevención de Enfermedades, Respuestas a las Preguntas Más Frecuentes
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/faq-sp.html

中文
常见问题解答
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/faq-chinese.html

 

INFORMATION ON CHILD CARE DURING COVID-19

Parents
Are you looking for someone to watch your child during the outbreak? Click here for advice from SC's Department of Social Services on how to choose the safest option for your child and loved ones.

Child Care Programs
Are you an existing child care program looking to expand your capacity to better serve the current needs of children and families amidst the COVID outbreak? Click here for information on who to contact and how to do so.

Are you part of an organization that can accomodate or set up a temporary child care site? Click here for information on who to contact and how to do so.

Looking for help understanding the USDA's school meal flexibility guidelines? Click here.

From ChildCareAware.org:
What Child Care Providers Need to Know About Corona Virus
Should I Close My Child Care Program? 

 

PREVENTATIVE MEASURES 

If you are looking for a way to teach your children about hand-washing, this downloadable PDF from andnextcomesL.com is a free, printable resource.

Social Distancing Guidelines in the Workplace from SHRM.org

 

INFORMATION ON AVAILABLE SERVICES

Please click here for SC's Department of Education's latest updates on available services.

 

SOUTH CAROLINA SCHOOL DISTRICT'S CURRENT MEAL DISTRIBUTION PLAN (COVID-19 Closures)

English: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1k-TCgSmGbfRKlfvMoUi07Jk_n6CTesr6tpVdfKCzSyE/edit?usp=sharing

Spanish: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1YzqS2QfCWLxjOW_fhdl_3pMbcghpG792Kk5vyGAOEVg/edit?usp=sharing

FOOD SITES