Coronavirus: These child care facilities have received pandemic licenses

Credit: DaytonDailyNews

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These child care facilities have received pandemic licenses

Credit: DaytonDailyNews

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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