Guidance on using child care during COVID-19

Governor Jay Inslee’s Stay at Home, Stay Healthy Order in Washington State will remain in effect through May 31st, 2020. The State released a Phased Approach to reopening businesses. All K-12 Private and Public Schools will also remain closed for the rest of the 2019-20 school year. Child Care remains open because it is considered an essential business. For more information on why child care is exempt from the “Stay Home, Stay Healthy” order, see: https://www.dcyf.wa.gov/coronavirus-covid-19/early-learning#general.

Here is the most up to date guidance offered by the King County Public Health Department about using child care during this outbreak, as well as some additional information to:

If your child care facility closes, please call us at 1-800-446-1114 and our team can help you search for alternative child care.

Click here to download COVID Response and Referral PDFs in multiple languages

***If you're an essential worker in King County, click here for information regarding free child care.