Requirements released for reopening of childcare on June 8 and June 15

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As many Kentucky businesses reopen, requirements for the reopening of childcare facilities to ensure working parents have proper care for their children were released by the Beshear administration on Thursday.

Small in-home childcare programs with less than 10 children will be allowed to reopen on June 8 with new regulatory requirements including social distancing, health screenings, personal protective equipment, training and more. Find all the new requirements for these childcare programs here.

Larger center-based providers can reopen on June 15 with new guidelines including having childcare programs stagger playground time by groups, children should be split into groups of a maximum of 10 and those groups and the staff member assigned should stay together all day, all adults need to wear masks in the childcare facilities and children over five can/should wear masks if applicable, centralized drop off and pick up locations, and other new measures to ensure safety. Find the full list of requirements for these centers here.

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