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

Vaccine Resources

Parents, ask your child care providers if they have received their COVID-19 vaccination. Vaccinations are free and available to child care providers through the Federal Retail Pharmacy Program. Learn more about the vaccine, the campaign to get all child care providers vaccinated by the end of March 2021, and how child care providers can schedule vaccines.

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

AL Department of Public Health COVID-19 Vaccine Information

Child Care Information for Families AL State Department of Education Guidance

COVID-19 Information for Providers

AL Child Care Services Division

AL COVID-19 Guidance for Child Care Providers

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

AL Dept. of Human Resources Child Care Management Agencies

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American Samoa
COVID-19 Information

America Samoa COVID-19 Action Plan

American Samoa COVID-19 Vaccine Information

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 has reopened, but may have stricter guidelines such as reduced group size and additional sanitation requirements.

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Guam
Child Care Information for Families

Guam School Reopening Information

Guam COVID-19 Special Education Resources

GU Department of Public Health and Social Services COVID-19 Vaccine Information

COVID-19 Information

Guam COVID-19 Information

Status of Child Care

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

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Idaho
COVID-19 Information

Idaho COVID-19 Information

ID COVID-19 Vaccine Information

ID Department of Health and Welfare COVID-19 Vaccination 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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Maine
COVID-19 Information

Maine COVID-19 Information

ME COVID-19 Vaccine 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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Mississippi
COVID-19 Information

Mississippi COVID-19 Information

MS State Department of Health COVID-19 Vaccine Information

Child Care Information for Families

MS School Reopening Guidance

COVID-19 Information for Providers

MS Department of Human Services: COVID-19 Updates 

MS COVID-19 Updates for Child Care Providers

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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New Hampshire
COVID-19 Information

New Hampshire COVID-19 Information

NH COVID-19 Vaccine Phases

NH Department of Health and Human Services 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

NH COVID-19 Child Care Stabilization Funding

NH COVID-19 Financial 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

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

NM Department of Health COVID-19 Vaccine Information

Child Care Information for Families

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

NM School Reopening Guidance

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

COVID-19 Information for Providers

New Mexico Kids: COVID-19 Response

NM Child Care Provider FAQs

NM NewMexicoKids Small Business Resources for Providers

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Northern Mariana Islands
COVID-19 Information

CNMI COVID-19 Information

CNMI COVID-19 Vaccine Information

CNMI Office of the Governor: COVID-19 Task Force

Status of Child Care

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

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Oregon
COVID-19 Information

Oregon COVID-19 Updates and Vaccine Information

OR Health Authority COVID-19 Vaccine Information

Child Care Information for Families

OR Early Learning Division: COVID-19 Child Care Information for Families

OR School Reopening Information

COVID-19 Information for Providers

OR COVID-19 Child Care Provider Guidance and Updates

OR COVID-19 Child Care Provider Operating Guidelines and Vaccine FAQ

OR Child Care Provider Relief Guide

OR School and Child Care Vaccine Information

Child Care Financial Assistance OR Emergency Financial Assistance for Families
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

OR Emergency Child Care Hotline: 2-1-1

Help Finding Care OR Child Care Resource & Referral

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Puerto Rico
COVID-19 Information

Information only available in Spanish.

Puerto Rico COVID-19 Information

PR COVID-19 Resources and Vaccine 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 has reopened, 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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South Carolina
COVID-19 Information

South Carolina COVID-19 Information

SC Department of Health & Environmental Control COVID-19 Vaccine 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 Guidance and Resources for Providers

SC CCR&R: COVID-19 Resources and 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

SD Department of Health COVID-19 Vaccine Information

South Dakota 2-1-1 COVID-19 Helpline

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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West Virginia
COVID-19 Information

West Virginia COVID-19 Information

WV Department of Health and Human Resources COVID-19 Vaccine 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 has reopened, 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

WY Department of Health COVID-19 Vaccine Information

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 Child Care Provider COVID-19 Guidance and Vaccine Information

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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