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New Outbreak Response Playbook – from the Office of Child Care

The Department of Human Services (DHS), Office of Child Care has issued the Outbreak Response Playbook: Child Care. This new resource for child care providers offers important guidance for responding to COVID-19 outbreaks in child care settings. The playbook has specific protocols on a number of situations including returning to child care after travel, staff coverage, and provides a daily checklist for administrators, staff, and parents/guardians. Check with the Rhode Island Department of Health and Department of Human Services for up-to-date information.

Click here for the Outbreak Response Playbook: Child Care (PDF)

For further information you can contact RI Department of Health (DOH) and DHS at:
RIDOH COVID-19 Unit: 401-654-6990
DHS: 401- 462-3009 (8:30a-4p, M-F) or DHS.ChildCareLicensing@dhs.ri.gov

Dani MiskellyNew Outbreak Response Playbook – from the Office of Child Care