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Caring for Children in Group Settings During COVID-19
Friday, April 24, 2020, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM EDT
Category: Other conferences and events

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Early care and education (ECE) programs have many questions about how to keep children and staff healthy during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. Guidance for open programs is now available from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). This webinar will also highlight the guidance and best practices in preventing the spread of disease from Caring for Our Children. The session will include time for questions and answers.

Topics for the webinar include:

Understanding what we currently know about COVID-19
Reviewing CDC and AAP guidance for ECE programs that are currently open
Integrating the guidance with best practices in managing infectious disease
Providing child care during the COVID-19 pandemic, including what's different
Applying the CDC guidelines to your program to prevent and respond to COVID-19


  • Dr. Deborah Bergeron, director, Office of Head Start (OHS) and Office of Early Childhood Development (ECD)
  • Marco Beltran, senior program specialist, OHS
  • Margaret (Meg) Fisher, MD, FAAP
  • Abbey Alkon, RN, PNP, MPH, PhD

Target Audience

Head Start program directors and health services staff
Head Start State Collaboration directors
Child Care Development Fund (CCDF) lead agencies
Child Care Resource and Referral agencies
State public health departments
Child care health consultants
Child care directors
Nurses working with any ECE program

Contact: NCECHW at [email protected] or (toll-free) 888-227-5125