Coronavirus (COVID-19)

What You Need to Know

Child Care Aware® of North Dakota is collaborating with health and human services officials to prevent the spread of COVID-19. 

ND Dept. of Human Services COVID-19 Child Care Provider Resources ➜  

Child Care and COVID FAQ➜

Exclusion and Closures Q & A ➜

COVID-19 Vaccine FAQ for Child Care Workers ➜

COVID-19 Vaccine Locator ➜

COVID-19 Vaccine: What Childcare Providers Need to Know video ➜

Recent Resources:

Have a Question?

ND Coronavirus Hotline: 866-207-2880 
The public can call the North Dakota Department of Health with questions related to COVID-19 during the hours of 8 am to 5 pm Monday-Friday or visit the website listed.

Contact a Health and Safety Consultant: 800-997-8515
Submit a question or request individualized support ➜

Additional Resources Related to COVID-19
Check out the resources below to run your child care program and care for children during COVID-19.

  • Managing Your Business During COVID-19
  • A public health emergency often drives the need for programs to update their contract and policies or add an addendum to cover things they have not thought about before or address questions that their current contract and policies cannot answer.

  • Financial Resources
  • This site provide information about emergency paid sick leave, unemployment insurace, labor questions and more.

  • Blog post from Tom Copeland about the Paycheck Protection Program.

  • Information for Families Using Child Care During COVID-19
  • When interviewing a new program:
    ✓ Conduct the majority of the interview by phone
    ✓ Do not visit programs if you or your children have symptoms
    ✓ Visit programs when no children are present
    ✓ Wear masks (adults), wash hands on arrival, and remove shoes
    ✓ Stagger tours - allowing only one family at a time

  • Information to help families feel confident about returning to an out-of-home child care setting.