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    BELMONT, Calif. (KGO) -- If parents hadn't realized just how critical day care was to their lives before the pandemic, the shutdown of child care centers at the start of the Bay Area stay-at-home order made it very clear.BUILDING A BETTER BAY AREA: Back to school"The two of us were working at home thinking we were not doing a good job at being parents or doing a good job at work," said Claire Salloum, who has finally been able to drop off her daughter, Ada, at Footsteps Child Care in Belmont ever since the daycare center reopened on June 1.But while the center has brought normalcy to parents, it has created a lot more stress for daycare operators who need...
    SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- The novel coronavirus pandemic and Black Lives Matter protests are having a major impact across the world but also in cities across the Bay Area. Join anchor Kristen Sze for ABC7's new interactive newscast weekdays at 3 p.m. with live updates about what's happening where you live.COVID-19 RISK CALCULATOR: Quiz yourself on the safest, most dangerous things you can do as California reopensCheck back here to stream the show Monday-Friday at 3 p.m. and to join the conversation on Facebook live and YouTube.LIVE UPDATES: Here's the latest on the COVID-19 pandemic in the Bay Area, US.WATCH PREVIOUS ABC7 UPDATES ON FACEBOOK HERE:Friday, July 31 Thursday, July 30 Wednesday, July 29 Tuesday, July 28Monday, July 27Friday, July...
    Joe Burrow lost weight after the draft Ground beef recall 2020: JBS Food Canada recalls more than 38,000 pounds of meat With remote back-to-school, child care challenges — for providers and families — emerge CINCINNATI, Ohio — As school officials chalk up plans for students to learn off-site, in schools or both this fall, child care providers across the country are working to create more safe spaces and care scenarios for kids.  And they're doing it under pressure. School plans are iffy, so solutions must be fluid. Care centers are already working with their own coronavirus pandemic guidelines for young children, often with crippling costs.  Start the day smarter. Get all the news you need in your inbox each morning. "We are...
    Sign up here to get our daily updates on coronavirus in Minnesota delivered straight to your inbox each afternoon. And go here to see all of MinnPost’s COVID-19 coverage. MinnPost provides updates on coronavirus in Minnesota Sunday through Friday. The information is published following a press phone call with members of the Walz administration or after the release of daily COVID-19 figures by the Minnesota Department of Health. Here are the latest updates from July 31, 2020: 54,463 confirmed cases; 1,600 deaths Officials say an infectious person attended large rodeo gathering More than 230 child care businesses have had at least one COVID-19 case Article continues after advertisement 54,463 confirmed cases; 1,600 deaths Six more Minnesotans have died...
    After a dramatic dip in attendance due to COVID-19 closures, child care centers across the U.S. are beginning to see a steady rise in check-ins, according to a report released by Procare Solutions, the leader in child care management software for more than 30 years. The report, “Tracking the Impact of COVID-19 on the Child Care Industry,” assessed anonymized data across Procare’s customer base to identify trends in attendance and child care center re-openings. “With more than 30,000 customers, Procare can offer a helpful perspective on the state of the child care industry as we all work to navigate the challenges presented by COVID-19,” said JoAnn Kintzel, CEO of...
    Nearly 12 million children under the age of 5 and their families depend on child-care providers -- but many of those families may need to search for new care options as more daycare centers face the prospect of closing for good during the coronavirus pandemic. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 336,000 child-care workers, a third of the entire industry, lost their jobs between March and April. While many are now returning to work, some centers have shut their doors permanently, and others have faced continued financial hardship that may cause them to close. The National Association for the Education of Young Children [NAEYC] is out with a new survey that has stark findings for the child-care industry. Of...
    By PATRICK WHITTLE, Associated Press PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Hundreds of child care providers in Maine are slated to receive more than $8 million in federal money to help with the challenges caused by the coronavirus pandemic. The Maine Department of Health and Human Service said the $8.4 million in federal Coronavirus Relief Fund dollars will go to more than 1,700 child care providers in the state. The money will help with extra costs the providers have had to bear because of the pandemic, according to the office of Democratic Gov. Janet Mills. “Maine's working families are weathering the challenges posed by this pandemic while our child care providers have kept their children healthy and safe,” Mills said. “This investment...
    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Child care centers across New York City are back in business for the first time since being shut down because of the coronavirus pandemic. As CBS2’s Christina Fan reported Monday, parents were still a little apprehensive about sending their children back. Inside Arcadia Children’s Daycare in the Bronx, educational director Sue Sussman has tired making the classroom COVID-19 proof. Colorful circles on the ground teach toddlers about social distancing, and shared toys are locked away in storage. But judging by her empty classroom, the precautions haven’t been enough to ease fears. “People are holding back a little more, because it’s still here. But of course it’s going to go on, we know in reality, really months...
    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Child care centers across New York City will be allowed to reopen their doors Monday, for the first time since the coronavirus pandemic forced them to shut down. RELATED STORY: Experts Say Parents Should Be Mindful Of Stresses Kids May Face Getting Back To Normal After Months Of Social Distancing CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC Resources, Hotlines, Unemployment & Covering Bills Remote Learning Tools For Parents Teaching At Home Ask Dr. Max Your Health Questions How Make Your Own DIY Face Mask How To Safely Remove Disposable Gloves Tips For Parents To Help Kids Cope Chopper 2 Over Empty NYC Streets, Landmarks Complete Coronavirus Coverage The city said it has a plan in place to ensure children...
    There’s a lot more space between kids in the Rainbow Child Development Center in Bowie, Maryland. Courtesy Rainbow Child Development Center Children and parents get their temperature checked on the way in the door. Parents cannot go with their children into the center, even if they pass the screening. Courtesy Rainbow Child Development Center Children can still play, but the staff of the child care center has to make sure each toy used gets a thorough cleaning afterwords. Courtesy Rainbow Child Development Center Children start the day by washing their hands before they can play with their friends. Courtesy Rainbow Child Development Center (1/4) Share This Gallery: Share on Facebook. Share on...
    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Child care centers in New York City will be allowed to reopen next week. The Department of Health voted in favor of the resolution Tuesday and centers are getting ready to have socially distanced day cares, CBS2’s Ali Bauman reported. Gigi Izpin has loved having her 2-year-old daughter home with her these last few months, but it has made finding a job even harder. So, she’s ready for child care centers to reopen. “I have to work and stuff to pay bills, so I’ll have to send her back,” Izpin said. CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC Resources, Hotlines, Unemployment & Covering Bills Remote Learning Tools For Parents Teaching At Home Ask Dr. Max Your Health Questions How Make...
    NEW YORK CITY (WABC) -- New York City's Board of Health approved a plan to reopen childcare centers starting next Monday.The plan allows 3,000 childcare centers across the five boroughs to resume on July 13."It's been really, really tough for parents, so bringing back childcare is crucial," de Blasio said during his press conference.The mayor said the Board of Health has been looking at the facts and data on how to reopen child care centers both properly and safely.Strict state regulations will be implemented like:- No more than 15 children in a room- Face coverings required for children over 2 and adults- Daily health screenings- Frequent cleaning and disinfecting- Limited sharing of toys and suppliesThe mayor said there have been...
    MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Gov. Tim Walz and Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan have announced a plan to distribute tens of millions of dollars to child care providers. On Tuesday, both Walz and Flanagan visited separate child care centers in the state — St. Paul and Rochester respectively — to announce the proposal. “Child care providers have stepped up to serve emergency workers and ensure families across Minnesota have a safe and reliable place to send their children,” Walz said. “We will continue to support the critical work they do to educate our next generation, support families, and strengthen our economy.” The proposal, a $56.6 million Coronavirus Relief Fund (CRF) grant program, aims to help support the state’s child care providers...
    NEW YORK CITY (WABC) -- Mayor Bill de Blasio announced that New York City's Department of Health would vote on whether or not to allow childcare centers to reopen next week.If the vote goes through, it will allow 3,000 childcare centers across the five boroughs to resume on July 13. A decision is expected to me made on Tuesday."It's been really, really tough for parents, so bringing back child care is crucial." de Blasio said during his press conference.The mayor said the Board of Health has been looking at the facts and data on how to reopen child care centers both properly and safely.Strict state regulations will be implemented like:- No more than 15 children in a room- Face coverings...
    New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said Tuesday that he plans to reopen 3,000 child care centers in the city as early as next week. During a press briefing on Tuesday, de Blasio said that the city’s Board of Health would reconsider plans to open up child care centers, saying that their closures have been “really, really tough for parents.” DE BLASIO BLAMES CORONAVIRUS FOR NYC SPIKE IN VIOLENCE  “I’m hopeful that the Board of Health will be able to move forward today,” de Blasio said. De Blasio said, at this point, he expects the child care centers to reopen by July 13, while following strict state requirements. Upon reopening, the centers would have no more than 15 children...
    Which companies have pulled their ads from Facebook so far? Some Restaurants Are Closing Again After Customers Throw Fits Over Wearing Masks In-Home Child Care Could Be the Solution to Covid-19 Parent Woes When Covid-19 lockdown ends, who will watch America’s children? The child care system is on the brink of collapse, which means millions of children will have no where to go when parent head back to work. Right now, this feels like a long way off. But it isn’t and child care and day care solutions need to be figured out, lest our country wants a large chunk of its work force to not be able to work. © Provided by Fatherly America’s child care system was...
    The Montgomery County, Maryland, council signed off on a financial assistance program for child care centers struggling with reopening and the general losses suffered during the coronavirus pandemic. The Child Care Recovery Program sets aside $10 million in emergency funding for providers, which can start applying for a share of the money later this month. “We know that many businesses have suffered financially due to COVID-19, and child care programs have been hard hit,” County Executive Marc Elrich said in a statement. “Before COVID hit, we already knew that we had a shortage of accessible, quality child care. And they are really struggling now. We know we need to help our providers so that they can continue to provide the...