COVID-19 Information for Child Care Settings

Daily Screening

The EOHU recommends that patrons and staff of child care settings use the COVID-19 School and Child Care Screening tool prior to and upon their arrival at the child care setting.

Return to Child Care

To determine when a child or staff member can return to child care/work following an illness, international travel or close contact with someone with COVID-19, please consult the following documents:

COVID-19 Management in Child Care Settings

Although the COVID-19 Management in School Toolkit was developed for the school setting, this suite of tools can also be used by child care centres (licenced or private) to manage possible or confirmed COVID-19 cases in their establishments.

Licensed Child Care Centres:

Private Child Care Services with 5 Children or Less:

The EOHU is advising that private daycares with 5 children or less can resume operations if they choose, provided they take the required infection control measures described in the document below:

Early On Child and Family Centres

Eastern Ontatio Health Unit / Bureau de santé de l'Ontario