This ChildCare.gov COVID-19 Resource and Information page provides direct links to national Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) resources as well as state- and territory-specific child care information and resources to help both families and child care providers stay informed about the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on child care.

National COVID-19 Resources

General Resources

Family Resources

Provider Resources

State and Territory Resources

States and territories have developed child care-specific COVID-19 guidance to share with their child care programs and families. We have included these links below, as well as links to other helpful COVID-19 information.


States and Territories

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Alabama
COVID-19 Information

Alabama COVID-19 Information

Child Care Information for Families AL State Department of Education Guidance

COVID-19 Information for Providers

AL Child Care Services Division

Child Care Financial Assistance AL Department of Human Resources: See Information for CCDF Providers
Status of Child Care

Child care is open, but may have stricter guidelines such as reduced group size and additional sanitation requirements.

Emergency Care Information

AL Map of Open Child Care Facilities 

Help Finding Care

AL Dept. of Human Resources Child Care Management Agencies

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American Samoa
COVID-19 Information

America Samoa COVID-19 Action Plan

Child Care Information for Families

AS: COVID-19 Updates

COVID-19 Information for Providers

AS: Guidance for Schools and Daycare Centers (see page 37)

Status of Child Care

Child care is reopening, but may have stricter guidelines such as reduced group size and additional sanitation requirements.

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Arizona
COVID-19 Information

Arizona COVID-19 Information

Child Care Information for Families

AZ Resources for Families

COVID-19 Information for Providers

AZ CCR&R: COVID-19 Child Care Provider Resources

AZ Child Care Licensing COVID-19 Information

AZ Child Care Provider COVID-19 Guidance and FAQs

Status of Child Care

Child care is open, but may have stricter guidelines such as reduced group size and additional sanitation requirements.

Help Finding Care

AZ CCR&R COVID-19 Information and Resources

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District of Columbia
COVID-19 Information

DC COVID-19 Information

Child Care Information for Families

DC COVID-19 Community Resources

DC Resources for School Readiness

COVID-19 Information for Providers

DC COVID-19 Guidance for Child Care Providers

DC Child Care Recovery Report and Guidance

COVID-19 Education and Child Care Resources

Child Care Financial Assistance DC COVID-19 Child Care Closures and Funding Guidance for Providers
Status of Child Care

Child care is open, but may have stricter guidelines such as reduced group size and additional sanitation requirements.

Emergency Care Information

DC COVID-19 Resources for Finding Care

Help Finding Care

DC Child Care Connections

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Georgia
COVID-19 Information

Georgia COVID-19 Information

Child Care Information for Families

Quality Care for Children: COVID-19 Family Resources

GA Department of Health: Information for Families

GA Department of Education Guidance

COVID-19 Information for Providers

GA Department of Early Care And Learning: COVID-19 Guidance

Quality Care for Children: COVID-19 Provider Resources

Child Care Financial Assistance GA COVID-19 Updates for Child Care Providers: See "Letters" section for Emergency CAPS Policy Memos
Status of Child Care

Child care is open, but may have stricter guidelines such as reduced group size and additional sanitation requirements.

Emergency Care Information

GA Child Care Search: Open Programs Only 

877-ALL-GAKIDS or 877-255-4254

Help Finding Care

GA Quality Care for Children Referrals

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Guam
Child Care Information for Families

Guam School Reopening Information

Guam COVID-19 Special Education Resources

COVID-19 Information

Guam COVID-19 Information

Status of Child Care

Child care is approved to reopen in last reopening phase, with stricter guidelines such as reduced group size and additional sanitation requirements.

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Idaho
COVID-19 Information

Idaho COVID-19 Information

Child Care Information for Families

ID Child Care Assistance: COVID-19 Resources

ID School Reopening Information and Resources

COVID-19 Information for Providers

Idaho Stars Guidance and Resources for Programs

Additional COVID-19 Resources for Providers

Status of Child Care

Child care is open, but may have stricter guidelines such as reduced group size and additional sanitation requirements.

Emergency Care Information

ID Child Care Hotline Dial: 2-1-1 or 800-926-2588

Help Finding Care

ID Child Care Resource Centers

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Illinois
COVID-19 Information

Illinois COVD-19 Information

Illinois Department of Health Guidance

Child Care Information for Families

IL COVID-19 Child Care Information for Families

IL School Reopening Information and Resources

COVID-19 Information for Providers

IL Office of Early Childhood Development COVID-19 Information

IL COVID-19 Provider Information and Reopening Guidance

IL COVID-19 Child Care Information for Providers

IL Reopening Plan and COVID-19 Guidance

Status of Child Care

Child care is open, but may have stricter guidelines such as reduced group size and additional sanitation requirements.

Emergency Care Information

IL Emergency Child Care Search

IL Child Care Hotline for Essential Workers: 888-228-1146 (toll free)

Help Finding Care

IL Child Care Resource & Referral

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Indiana
COVID-19 Information

Indiana COVID-19 Information

Child Care Information for Families

Brighter Futures Indiana: Updates for Families

Indiana School Re-entry Information

COVID-19 Information for Providers

IN Office of Early Childhood and Out-of-School Learning: COVID-19 Provider Guidance

Early Learning Indiana: Child Care Resources 

Child Care Financial Assistance 

Early Learning Indiana - COVID-19 Child Care Voucher Policy Updates

Status of Child Care

Child care is open, but may have stricter guidelines such as reduced group size and additional sanitation requirements.

Emergency Care Information Brighter Futures Indiana-COVID-19: Your Child Care Options
Help Finding Care

IN Child Care Resource & Referral Services

IN Child Care Referral Support: 800-299-1627

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Kentucky
COVID-19 Information

Kentucky COVID-19 Information

Child Care Information for Families

KY Child Care Reopening Guidance

KY COVID-19 Resources and Information

COVID-19 Information for Providers

KY Division of Child Care

KY CHFS COVID-19 Resources: Child Care Facilities

Status of Child Care

Child care is reopening, but may have stricter guidelines such as reduced group size and additional sanitation requirements.

Help Finding Care

KY Child Care Resource & Referral Services

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Maine
COVID-19 Information

Maine COVID-19 Information

Child Care Information for Families Maine School Reopening Information and Resources
COVID-19 Information for Providers

ME DHHS Child and Family Services COVID-19 Resources: Child Care Licensing

Status of Child Care Child care is open, but may have stricter guidelines such as reduced group size and additional sanitation requirements.
Help Finding Care

ME Child Care Resource & Referral Services

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Maryland
COVID-19 Information

Maryland COVID-19 Information

Child Care Information for Families

MD Child Care and COVID-19: Information for Families

MD Child Care Recovery Plan: FAQ for Parents

MD School Reopening Information and Resources

COVID-19 Information for Providers

MD COVID-19 Guidance for Child Care Providers

MD Child Care Reopening: Guidance and FAQ for Providers

MD Recovery Plan for Child Care

Status of Child Care

Child care is reopening, but may have stricter guidelines such as reduced group size and additional sanitation requirements.

Help Finding Care

MD Child Care Resource & Referral Services

Toll Free Child Care Referral Line: 877-261-0060

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Minnesota
COVID-19 Information

Minnesota COVID-19 Information

Child Care Information for Families

MN Department of Health: COVID-19 Family Resources

MN Child Care Information for Families

MN School Reopening Information and Resources

COVID-19 Information for Providers

MN Department of Health: COVID-19 Child Care Information

MN COVID-19 Child Care Provider Guidance and Resources

Status of Child Care

Child care is open, but may have stricter guidelines such as reduced group size and additional sanitation requirements.

Emergency Care Information

MN Map of Open Child Care Programs and Emergency Child Care Information for Parents

Child Care Helpline: 888-291-9811

Help Finding Care

MN Parent Aware Child Care Referral Services

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Mississippi
COVID-19 Information

Mississippi COVID-19 Information

Child Care Information for Families

MS State Early Childhood Advisory Council COVID-19 Updates

MS School Reopening Guidance

COVID-19 Information for Providers

MS Department of Human Services: COVID-19 Updates 

MS State Early Childhood Advisory Council: COVID-19 Provider Updates

Status of Child Care

Child care is open, but may have stricter guidelines such as reduced group size and additional sanitation requirements.

Help Finding Care MS Child Care Resource & Referral Network

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Missouri
COVID-19 Information

Missouri COVID-19 Information

Child Care Information for Families

MO Department of Social Services: See "Family Support Division" and "Child Care" sections

MO DHSS COVID-19 Resources for Families

MO School Reopening Guidance

COVID-19 Information for Providers

MO COVID-19 Child Care Guidance

MO Department of Social Services: COVID-19 Information

Child Care Financial Assistance MO Department of Social Services: See "Child Care" section
Status of Child Care

Child care is open, but may have stricter guidelines such as reduced group size and additional sanitation requirements.

Help Finding Care

Child Care Aware of Missouri

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New Hampshire
COVID-19 Information

New Hampshire COVID-19 Information

Child Care Information for Families

COVID-19 Resources for Families

NH Back to School Guidance

Emergency Planning Resources for Families

COVID-19 Information for Providers

NH COVID-19 Resources for Providers

NH Reopening Guidance

NH Child Care Reopening Guidance

NH Emergency Planning Information

Status of Child Care

Child care is open, but may have stricter guidelines such as reduced group size and additional sanitation requirements.

Emergency Care Information

NH Emergency Child Care Line Information

Emergency Child Care Lines:

603-578-1386 ext. 28 or Toll Free: 855-393-1731 ext. 28

603-578-1386 ext. 33 or Toll Free: 855-393-1731 ext. 33

Help Finding Care

NH Child Care Resource and Referral Services

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New Mexico
COVID-19 Information

New Mexico COVID-19 Information

Child Care Information for Families

New Mexico Kids: COVID-19 Child Care Information for Parents

NM School Reopening Guidance

COVID-19 Information for Providers

New Mexico Kids: COVID-19 Response

NM Child Care Provider FAQs

Child Care Financial Assistance

New Mexico Kids: COVID-19 Response: Child Care FAQ

Status of Child Care

Child care is open, but may have stricter guidelines such as reduced group size and additional sanitation requirements.

Emergency Care Information

NM: List of Open and Closed Providers

NM Resource and Referral Line: 800-691-9067

Help Finding Care

NM Child Care Resource & Referral

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Northern Mariana Islands
COVID-19 Information

CNMI COVID-19 Information

Status of Child Care

Child care is reopening, but may have stricter guidelines such as reduced group size and additional sanitation requirements.

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Oklahoma
COVID-19 Information

Oklahoma COVID-19 Information

Child Care Information for Families

OK COVID-19 Resources

OK School Reopening Information

OK Distance Learning Resources

COVID-19 Information for Providers

OK State Department of Health: COVID-19 Guidance and Resources for Oklahoma Child Care Facilities

OK Emergency Funding Programs for Employers

OK Guidance for Child Care Facilities

OK COVID-19 Reopening Guidance for Child Care

Status of Child Care

Child care is open, but may have stricter guidelines such as reduced group size and additional sanitation requirements.

Help Finding Care

OK Child Care Resource & Referral Association

Child Care Referral Line: 800-438-0008

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Pennsylvania
COVID-19 Information

Pennsylvania COVID-19 Information

PA Department of Health Guidance

Child Care Information for Families

PA DHS: COVID-19 Children and Family Resources

PA School Reopening Information

COVID-19 Information for Providers

PA COVID-19 Child Care Provider Resources

PA Interim Guidance for Child Care Providers Operating During COVID-19

Status of Child Care

Child care is reopening in phases, but may have stricter guidelines such as reduced group size and additional sanitation requirements

Emergency Care Information

PA Emergency Child Care Search

Help Finding Care

PA Early Learning Resource Centers

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Puerto Rico
COVID-19 Information

Information only available in Spanish.

Puerto Rico COVID-19 Information

Child Care Information for Families

Information only available in Spanish.

COVID-19 Information for Families in Puerto Rico 

Status of Child Care

Child care is reopening, but may have stricter guidelines such as reduced group size and additional sanitation requirements.

Emergency Care Information

Information only available in Spanish.

PR Child Care Program: Parents

Help Finding Care

Information only available in Spanish.

Child Care Resource and Referral Agency

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Rhode Island
COVID-19 Information

Rhode Island COVID-19 Information

RI Department of Health Guidance

Child Care Information for Families

RI School and Child Care COVID-19 Information for Families

RI COVID-19 School, Child Care, and Summer Camp Information

RI School Reopening Information

RI School Reopening Updates

COVID-19 Information for Providers

RI Child Care Resources: Phased Reopening Plan

Reopening RI: Child Care and Youth Activities

Status of Child Care

Child care is reopening, but may have stricter guidelines such as reduced group size and additional sanitation requirements.

Help Finding Care

RI Child Care Resources

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South Carolina
COVID-19 Information

South Carolina COVID-19 Information

Child Care Information for Families

SC Child Care COVID-19 Information for Families and Providers

SC School Reopening Information

COVID-19 Information for Providers

SC COVID-19 Child Care Guidance

SC CCR&R: Information for Child Care Providers

Interim Guidance for Child Care Providers: Managing Suspected and Confirmed COVID-19 Cases

Child Care Financial Assistance 

SC Voucher Control Center: 800-262-4416

Status of Child Care

Child care is open, but may have stricter guidelines such as reduced group size and additional sanitation requirements.

Emergency Care Information SC List of Open Child Care Programs
Help Finding Care

SC Child Care Resource & Referral

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South Dakota
COVID-19 Information

South Dakota COVID-19 Information

SD Department of Health Guidance

Child Care Information for Families

SD Child Care Information 

SD School Reopening Information

COVID-19 Information for Providers

SD DSS COVID-19 Child Care Provider Guidance and FAQs 

SD Child Care Facilities: Emergency Preparedness

Status of Child Care

Child care is open, but may have stricter guidelines such as reduced group size and additional sanitation requirements.

Help Finding Care

SD Early Childhood Enrichment Sites

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Vermont
COVID-19 Information

Vermont COVID-19 Information

Child Care Information for Families

VT Department of Children and Families: Information for Families

Vermont COVID-19 Guidance for Schools

VT School Reopening Information

COVID-19 Information for Providers

VT Department of Children and Families: Information for Providers

VT DCF: Supplies to Support Child Care Program Reopening

Status of Child Care Child care is reopening, but may have stricter guidelines such as reduced group size and additional sanitation requirements.
Help Finding Care

VT Community Child Care Support Agencies

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Virgin Islands
COVID-19 Information

Virgin Islands COVID-19 Information

Child Care Information for Families

USVI: Department of Health 

USVI: Department of Education Resources for Families and Children

USVI COVID-19: Family, Friend, and Neighbor Care Applications for Parents

VI School Reopening Information

COVID-19 Information for Providers

USVI: Department of Health 

USVI COVID-19: Family, Friend, and Neighbor Care Applications for Providers

Child Care Financial Assistance USVI: COVID-19 Child Care Subsidy Updates
Status of Child Care

Child care is open, but may have stricter guidelines such as reduced group size and additional sanitation requirements.

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West Virginia
COVID-19 Information

West Virginia COVID-19 Information

Child Care Information for Families

WV Bureau of Children and Families COVID-19 Child Care Information

WV School Reopening Information

COVID-19 Information for Providers

WV COVID-19 Guidance for Child Care Providers

WV DHHR: Guidance for Schools

Child Care Financial Assistance

WV Bureau for Children and Families

Status of Child Care

Child care is reopening, but may have stricter guidelines such as reduced group size and additional sanitation requirements.

Emergency Care Information

WV Critical Child Care Information

Help Finding Care

WV Child Care Resource & Referral

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Wyoming
COVID-19 Information

Wyoming COVID-19 Information

WY Department of Health Guidance

Child Care Information for Families

WY School Reopening Information

COVID-19 Information for Providers

WY DFS COVID-19 Child Care FAQs and Reopening Guidance

WY COVID-19 Child Care Guidance and FAQ

Status of Child Care

Child care is open, but may have stricter guidelines such as reduced group size and additional sanitation requirements.

Help Finding Care

WY Child Care Resource & Referral Services

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