City issues guidelines for ECE centers to reopen safely

Childcare providers play a vital role in Philadelphia - they provide children with a safe place to learn and play and their parents with a service that is critical to allowing them to work and carry out other daily activities.

Keeping children and staff safe during COVID-19 is the utmost priority.

The City of Philadelphia has released a booklet with guidelines for the yellow and green phases to help childcare and early childhood education centers decrease the risk of COVID-19 for children and staff. The guidance provided are a set of baseline or minimum recommendations based on guidelines from the Philadelphia Department of Public Health, the CDC, and the Pennsylvania Office of Child Development and Early Learning.

Click here for the guidelines.