Child Care Provider COVID-19 Information
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Child Care Provider COVID-19 Information

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School and Child Care Guidance

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Boulder County Public Health masking recommendations for child care providers:

COVID-19 prevention strategies remain critical to protect people, including children and staff, who are not fully vaccinated.

  • Unvaccinated individuals ages 2+ should wear a mask when indoors. In general, people do not need to wear masks outdoors unless physical distancing between persons of different households cannot be maintained.
  • Allow individuals to remove their masks only with proof of full vaccination
  • When one or more children are unvaccinated, adults in the room should wear a mask as modeling behavior.

Other prevention and mitigation strategies:

Child care provider case reporting:

Guidance for ill staff/children:

BCPH strongly recommends that child care providers continue to follow regular illness policies, as well as the following.

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