As we reopen our center additional changes for our center as far as serving children 6 weeks to 12 years old, all teachers and staff will go through extensive training on health and safety, new standards in child care will take place upon opening.
Hand-washing and sanitizing enters: Everyone who enters the building will need to wash hands,and we'll continue to integrate hand washing into the curriculum. Hand washing sanitizer will be available throughout the center.
Please follow CDC travel guidance.
Stay home if sick. If you or your child has been sick. we ask that the ill person stay home until they've been symptom - free without
medication for at least 48 hours. Classrooms will be open to well individuals only.
Sick space. The center will have a dedicated space in or out of the classroom where teachers can care for sick children while being separated from others until a family member can come to pick them up.
The same person drops off and pick up. Families are asked to assign one family member to drop off and pick up to minimize exposure to multiple people. If this is not possible we ask parents to call the center upon arrival and the staff will bring children in from and out to the car.
Protective equipment. All teachers will be required to wear a mask, infant and toddler teachers will also wear smocks during close contact in the classroom.
Health screening and temperature checks: All staff will take their temperature each day and must be fever free while at Karing Loving Daycare. Staff will take a child's temperature before families sign in for the day. Staff will monitor children health throughout the day
Restricted classroom access..To minimize potential exposure we ask that families not to walk your child to their classroom, when you arrive instead please check in with staff at door. Staff will walk your child to their classroom, Classroom will be reserved for teachers and children only.
Social distancing we'll continue to practice social distancing as much as possible to reduce risk. To minimize potential exposure children will continue to keep a distance from children and staff in other classrooms.
Classroom cleanliness Toys playground equipment. and other high touch surfaces will be regularly disinfected and rotated throughout the day. We will pause the use of sensory tables, play dough, a large pillow stuffed animals and other materials that are difficult to clean.
Modifications to family style dining children will eat together with their own group but will not be serving themselves.
Naptime Children will sleep without mask six feet apart whenever possible and be positioned alternating head to toe or toe to toe. Bedding will be laundered nightly and personal items will be sent home nightly for laundering to help control germs in the center.
Playground: Outdoors play structures will be utilized by one class at a time with increased time between play to allow for cleaning
Field trips There will be no field trips