Coronavirus: These child care facilities have received pandemic licenses

The state of Ohio has issued pandemic child care licenses to day cares that can operate beginning Thursday following Gov. Mike DeWine’s order Sunday.

A list of day cares that will be able to operate can be found here.

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The Governor also set out the following rules for any day cares operating beginning Thursday using the pandemic license.

  • There should be no more than six children in a class.
  • Ratios must be kept at one teacher to no more than six children.
  • Children whose parents are employed by the same entity should be kept together whenever possible.
  • The same teachers and children in each room should be maintained whenever possible.
  • There should be limited use of shared space or mixing of groups.
  • If shared space is used, a rigorous cleaning schedule must be in place.
  • Parent interaction should be limited at drop off and pick up.

The program will operate until at least April 30.

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