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COVID-19 Update for the Child Care Community 3-23-2020 - Shared screen with speaker view
Linda Degler
01:52
Linda Degler, New Morning Schools
Nicole
02:10
Nicole, The World of Discovery
Jen Indeglia
02:15
Jen Indeglia, Girls Inc of NH
Jaclyn
02:15
Jaclyn Kelley, Beginnings + Beyond
Farhan
02:30
Ready Set Grow . Claremont
nashua
02:34
Heidi Barbere, Goddard School Nashua
Manon Kotkowski
02:34
Manon, Exeter Day School
Kim McKenney
02:40
Kimberly - EasterSeals NH
Nicole
02:40
Nicole Burke, CCLU :)
dla48
02:42
Deborah Hahn at Wentworth-Douglass Hospital Early Learning Centers
The Winchester Learning Center Roberta
02:43
Roberta From Winchester Learning Center
Karrie French
02:45
Karrie French, New Morning Schools
Melyssa
02:45
Melyssa, Woodside and Woodside at St. Paul's
Linda Tremblay
02:46
Linda Tremblay, Ready Set Grow Claremont
Debra M. Hunter
02:48
Deb Hunter, The Children's Learning Center @ CMC/DH
WeeCare
02:49
Jessica and Cathy - Wee Care Learning Center Windham
Julie Salois
02:50
Julie Salois-Tourville, It's a Child's World
Lynn Ouellette
02:53
Lynn Ouellette, Nellies Treehouse
jenn
02:53
Jenn- Creative Kids Adventures- Grantham
Ross
02:54
Ross Ewing, The Child and Family Development Center @ NHTI
Melissa Gray
02:55
Melissa Gray, M. and C. Children's Learning Place
Danielle
02:56
Danielle The World of Discovery
pamporterladd
02:58
Pam Porter Ladd Licensed In-home daycare provider from Amherst, NH
Amy Hanagan
03:00
Amy Hanagan Plaisotw YMCA Early Education Center
Sarah Smith McDowell
03:02
Sarah McDowell, Creative Years
Karen Smith
03:06
Karen Smith, Casa dei Bambini Montessori Children's Center
Maureen
03:11
Maureen, Plaistow Learning Center
Kim McKenney
03:11
Do we know what Governor is announcing at 1pm?
olivianeville
03:12
Kim - University Heights Learning Center
Elizabeth
03:16
Elizabeth, Imaginations Moultonborough
Galaxy S10e
03:21
Katy Aveni
Owner
03:30
Darlene Kids Inn Early Learning Center
Galaxy S10e
03:35
Newton Learning Center
Alpha-Bits 1
03:43
Kris ABLC 1
Amy G
03:57
Amy, Lancaster Day Care Center
swood
03:59
Sally Wood and Heather Tobine, First Start Children's Center
Jim Doody
04:15
Hello from Country Village Montessori School, Claire Doody
BRAYLON
04:25
Kids Inn Early Learning Center - Amherst NH
Olga
04:33
Hi. I am not able to hear.
Melanie
04:35
Melanie Smith, CCLU
Lorraine Greer
04:35
Lorraine Greer- Sunrise Children's Center
Jen Piecuch-Kirouac
04:39
Jen, Windham Learning Tree Academy
Cheryl
04:39
Cheryl Sweeney, Whole Child Center-Tilton, NH
kidsclubpc1
04:40
Renee from Kids Club Jaffrey, NH
Penny Dube
04:40
Penny Dube Pennys Child Care Hudson NH
chris
04:40
Sharon Mills Little Beginnings Derry & Windham NH
Alison Murphy
04:42
Alison Murphy, Mid-State Children's Learning Center
Jennifer Ganim-Smith
04:43
Jenn Ganim-Smith, SNHS, CCAoNH
Leanna
04:47
Leanna Lorden, White Birch Center, Henniker, NH
ABLC 1
04:49
Laura, Carrie and Jaime Alpha-Bits Learning Center I
cmartin
04:51
Colleen Martin Easterseals NH
Gina
04:56
Gina Hodgdon from Strafford KInderCampus & Little Blessings Pre-School in Northwood
Leanna
04:59
I'm unable to hear as well.
donna mahoney
05:04
Thank YOU Donna Mahoney from Ma Petite Maison LLC in East Hampstead
Melissa’s iPhone
05:06
Melissa Scott-Learn As We Play
Waz up!
05:06
Hello from Jason @ PB&J's Childcare & Learning Center. Bristol, NH
Kitty Larochelle
05:11
Kitty Larochelle The Growing Years
Shannon Quinn
05:11
Shannon Quinn, Child Care Aware of NH
HAFH
05:16
Jenny & Sarah from Home Away From Home in Walpole
dennis
05:16
Janet Main Street Kids Connection
Crystal
05:17
Karen Thomas, Crystal Reed Tri-County Head Start
Karin
05:20
Kiddie Academy of Windham
dmcpartl
05:26
Deirdre McPartlin, Keene State College Child Development Center
Catie
05:26
Catie Bisson --Growing Minds Preschool and Daycare and Little Learners Preschool and Daycare
Natalie D'Angelo
05:29
Natalie D'Angelo New Morning Schools
carolboudreau
05:34
Carol Boudreau Gingerbread House
Appleseeds
05:46
Daniele Sharpe Appleseeds Day school
Jane
05:50
Jane LeBlanc Kids Only Day Care, Inc. Berlin
Darlene Avery
05:51
Darlene Avery CCLU
Kathleen.C.Morneau
06:08
Kathleen Morneau, CCLU
Leanne Dunne
06:19
Leanne Dunne- Newton Learning Center LTD, Newton NH
Amelia.Amelia Verdrager
06:36
Amelia Verdrager CCLU
Vicky Welch
07:33
Vicky Welch The Kids Place, Newport NH
jenna
08:00
Stonebridge Montessori School, Hillsboro,NH
wonder years
08:07
Mike and Cheryl from Wonder Years Learning Center
Judy Patriquin
08:12
Judy Patriquin MCDC
Brittany Little
08:27
Brittany Little, Preschool Development Grant
Christine.M.Brennan
08:28
Welcome Everyone
Olga
08:41
I can hear now.
Surekha Bajaj (endless opportunities salem nh
08:42
Endless opportunities Salem NH
Erin.M.Fitzgerald
08:54
Erin Fitzgerald, CCLU
Carol
09:09
I can't hear anything
Tina L. Walker
09:10
Tina Walker ABC's Child Care Center
Claudette.L.Mallory
09:11
Claudette,m Marlene and Krisha from the BCDHSC
Heather.T.Dombroski
09:17
Heather Dombroski CCLU
RedOak
09:31
Karen Darling from Red Oak Montessori in Franklin
Kerrie
09:33
Country View Day School
Kristen Weishaupt
09:42
Kristen Weishaupt and Suelaine Poling. Keene Day Care Center Keene,NH
littl
10:00
Sharon & Geri (littl) from Little Frogs & Polliwogs
Sarah Henry
10:02
Sarah Henry from Preschool Development Grant at BCDHSC
Lisa
10:05
Lisa Cormier - St Peter's Home
Waz up!
11:34
Jason & Tina North now both here.
Jaclyn
11:38
Angela Doyle Beginnings + Beyond
Carol
11:40
Joyful Noise Preschool and L:earning Center Carol Waring
jenn
11:41
Jenn Parker, Creative Kids Adventures
Stacy Neville
11:42
Stacy Neville Granite YMCA
Stacey
11:42
Stacey Jackson from Learning Adventures
Linda MacGillvary
11:43
Linda MacGillvary
Linda Tremblay
11:43
Linda Tremblay, Ready Set Grow Claremont
Amoskeag Health
11:50
Lara Quiroga, LAUNCH Manchester, Amoskeag Health
Lisa Simpson
11:50
Lisa Simpson
kcollins
11:53
Kathleen Collins-Little Steps Early Learning Center
meg
11:53
Meg Dolan Londonderry Learning Academy
ahehir
11:54
Angela Hehir, World Academy
ABLC 1
11:55
Laura Johnson, Carrie Chasse, Jaime Vezina, Kristin Ayers at Alpha-Bits Learning Center I
WeeCare
11:56
Jessica Martin, Cathy Shore - Wee Care Learning Center
Kathy Belanger
11:57
Kathy Belanger, Ages & Stages Learning Center, License #6868
Danielle
11:57
Danielle Piccolo, April Ashby - The World of Discovery
Kelly Standen
11:58
Kelly Standen Appleseeds Day School
kidsc
11:58
Tabby Trask Kids Culture
sandy
12:01
Sandy Melanson
Victoria Sullivan
12:04
Victoria Sullivan, DOE
BRAYLON
12:05
Kids Inn Early Learning Center - Amherst NH - Darlene Mack
Lisa Simpson
12:07
Littleones Family Child Care LLC
BethSmarse
12:08
Beth Smarse from Concord Early Enrichment Center
msalo
12:08
The Learning Center at Concord Hospital - Rachel Kirkell and Maureen Salo
darlenecordaro
12:08
Ms Darlenes Early Learning Center - Darlene Cordaro
ann auger
12:08
Ann Auger, Coös County Director Network
Marianne Barter
12:08
Marianne Barter, Merrimack Valley Day Care Service
Melyssa
12:08
Melyssa Paul, Woodside at St. Paul's School
christine VanDerslice
12:09
Stratham Circle learning Center
Johanna Booth-Miner
12:10
Johanna Booth-Miner Live & Learn Early Learning Center
DDerryNH_Suzanne
12:12
The Goddard School-Derry-Suzanne Mailhiot, Amanda Ruimwijk, Josie Bezeredy
brettcossaboon
12:12
Brett Cossaboon - Polka Dots Child Care Center, Hooksett
Waz up!
12:15
Jason & Tina North @ PB&J's Childcare & Learning Center in Bristol
Penny Dube
12:15
Jill DAmbrosio Pennys Child Care
Karin
12:17
Beka Floyd Kiddie Academy of Windham
MaryLou Beaver
12:19
The Children's Place and Parent Education Center, MaryLou Beaver
Ashley
12:21
Ashley Gaudette Small Connections
sandy
12:26
Sandy Melanson Goffstown Creative Kids Academy
Linda MacGillvary
12:28
Linda MacGillvary Harrisville Children's Center info@harrisvillechildrenscenter.org
Lisa Dias
12:29
Lisa Dias World Academy
Filomena Ferreira
12:32
Mena's Childcare
Elizabeth
12:36
Elizabeth Morin, Imaginations...A Child's Place/Moultonborough Child's Place. childsplace@roadunner.com
chris
12:36
Sharon Mills, Tyla Gallant, Paige Robichaud, Little Beginnings NH
Karin
12:37
Karin Zalzal Kiddie Academy of Windham
Crystal
12:38
Crystal ELie & Victoria Clark st. Augustin Preschool
Kaitlyn
12:39
Kaitlyn Ellis JP Kids and Company
Maureen
12:44
Plaistow Learning Center, Maureen Marino & Paula Marino
Amy Brooks
12:44
Amy Brooks Early Carr and Education Association
Lynn Ouellette
12:44
Lynn Ouellette Nellies Treehouse
Linda
12:45
Linda Brady The Trinity Early Learning Center Bedford NH pastorlinda14@gmail.com
Sarah Miner
12:45
Sarah Miner Live and Learn Early Learning Center saraheminer@aol.com
darlenecordaro
12:50
Msdarlenes12@comcast.net - Ms Darlene’s Early Learning Center - Darlene Cordaro
Carol
12:51
Hello. Are we still muted? I can't hear audio.
jenna
12:59
Jenna Colby, Stonebridge Montessori School
mtardiff
13:06
Melissa Tardiff Rise for baby and family
Christina DAllesandro
13:08
You should be able to hear
christine VanDerslice
13:08
Stratham Circle Learning Center, Christine VanDerslice, Strathamcirclelearningcenter@gmail.com
Waz up!
13:10
Will we be required to open for those essential personnel still working?
Filomena Ferreira
13:13
Filomena Ferreira Mena's Childcare
Crystal
13:19
Crystal Elie & Victoria Clark sapreschool@comcast.net
Cellissa
13:24
We are all muted, if you are unable to hear through computer, there was a telephone number to call in the email
Aria Emery
13:39
Aria Emery, Miss Aria's Home Grown Kids LLC(sidenote: I am doing this from my phone. The chat feature is available.)
Lynn Ouellette
13:49
Lynn Ouellette Nellie's Treehouse louellette@nelliestreehouse.com
Carol
13:50
I have no camera; does that mean I have no audio?
Melissa Todt
13:59
Melissa Todt - Melissa Todt’s Family Daycare - j-mtodt@comcast.net
Linda Degler
14:04
Question: How do we handle staff who refuse to report to work?
Cellissa
14:13
Audio and video are separate
Kerrie
14:32
Kerrie DiNardo from Country View Day School Laconia, NH
Nicole
14:48
in case folks missed it... CCLU inbox is:
Nicole
14:55
CCLUoffice@dhhs.nh..gov
Maureen
16:03
If we accept new children, what questions should we make sure to ask so that we can keep everyone safe and healthy?
Wilinson's iPhone
16:30
YENIS DAY CARE yeni Dominguez will08071981@hotmail.com —- Francisca lopez— will08071981@gmail.com
michellebrutus
18:15
Michelle Brutus - thelearningtreenh@gmail.com
dennis
18:17
Janet Luddy , Main Street Kid’s Connection
Jim Doody
18:25
can you advance that slide please?
Waz up!
19:50
Question: Will there be loosening of the staff requirements during this time? I have 2 staff out due to being at high risk and 1 who is uncomfortable with the potential of bringing the virus home to her family.
Sally
20:04
The Learning Path, Donna Hajjar, Sally Paquette and Mary Davern
jenn
20:52
how do we get our program on a list to provide emergency care or who have openings?
Lynn P Craig
20:57
hi, this is Lynn at Youth Enrichment FOR Student Success in Windham
Amy Hanagan
20:59
How do we contact if we are willing to provide emergency child care?
Tracy Pond
21:00
Emergency Child Care Lines through CCAoNH for program information regarding vacancies and program status are 1-855-393-1731, x33 and x28 or 603-578-1386, x33 or x28 or email ccrr@snhs.org. Please contact us to update us on your openings, closures and re-openings.
Lisa Simpson
21:37
Lisa Simpson, I already had a possible non direct exposure due to a parent working in the health field. I closed but don't know if I can or should reopen. how do I prevent this from happening again?
Tracy Pond
21:50
All programs are being asked about their willingness to provide emergency and temporary care. That data was from yesterday regarding program openings and closures.
RedOak
23:11
Our program is a non-profit, so we don't pay into State Unemployment Tax; is there ANY payroll assistance, especially for our hourly staff?
Waz up!
23:29
Where do you go to get information on the No-Interest Loans? I only heard about the 3.75% SBA loans.
Linda Degler
24:07
I have already seen charges to my company's unemployment account.
Manon Kotkowski
24:08
What will unemployment cover? 60%?
Linda
25:03
governor just announced no public meetings of more than 10....does this includes daycares
Kathy Belanger
25:05
What is "potential open-enrollment period for 60-90 days"? What is this for?
Cellissa
25:22
Unemployment covers a % and we understand a max of $437 per week
Kimberly Meyer
25:41
Local community banks are also willing to help; I work for Bangor Savings Bank as well as NH Afterschool Network and there are products available for small businesses.
Brittany Little
27:10
Governor Sununu has written a request to Secretary Azar related to a temporary open-enrollment period for 60-90 days. The letter is available for viewing on the Governor’s Website: https://www.governor.nh.gov/news-media/press-2020/20200318-covid-10-azar.htm
Filomena Ferreira
27:41
Mena's Childcare Filomena Ferreira and Yashira Osorio
MOConnor
27:52
We had a waiver approved overnight! Thanks to you and your team Melissa!
ann auger
28:04
Do you use the disaster designation for all children? or only children that are out due to Covid-19, or if a program is closed?
Teresa
28:33
Do we need a waiver for expired CPR certification?
Filomena Ferreira
29:17
menasdaycare@hotmail.com Filomena Ferreira And Yashira Osorio From Mena's childcare
Linda
29:54
you kep breaking up
Eileen
31:06
she keeps breaking up!
Manon Kotkowski
31:10
Meg, you can shut off your camera
Tracy Pond
32:41
In response to an earlier question regarding health checks. We have found a health checklist that we will adapt and post on our website under the COVID-19 resources at www.nh.childcareaware.org.
pamporterladd
33:30
Why would you use schools to house kids when they've closed schools to keep the contamination low?
Kitty Larochelle
33:41
With all the health concerns of 6ft apart, I can not believe we are entertaining child care as safe environments. I had 60% of our families stay home. The uncertainty of germs entering unknowingly is what is perpetuating this virus
pamporterladd
34:02
Agreed Kitty!
Christine.M.Brennan
34:15
Pam porter ladd we are exploring resources
Elizabeth Brunette
34:56
Has the state looked at how many essential workers are actually in need of child care?
Linda Degler
34:56
I did some research on this - The thought is that smaller group sizes can be accommodated by child care, where it can't be by full public schools.
jenn
35:23
There are extra precautions that each program can put in place to ensure safety is of utmost importance. For example not letting parents into the program, but rather drop off with a teacher at the door. We can then control the germs and hand washing that enter the program. Also being diligent in checking child illness and families as well
Elizabeth
35:43
WE have to have 15 workers! I have a small center with not many staff!
Manon Kotkowski
35:48
Have you considered shutting everyone down and using the space of best located schools and the staff who are able to work?
Christina DAllesandro
35:55
Schools would seem a good way to have space to keep class sizes low
Jason
35:57
My needs to support the state regarding urgent child care needs is additional staffing.
Kitty Larochelle
36:21
Parents did not want us to take in additional children. EVen their school age children did not return to us
Jason
36:40
Same Kitty Larochelle
Lynn P Craig
36:42
all of my families have decided to keep their kids home except 1 with 2 kiddos. therefore I have no income coming in. my landlords (I have 2 locations) but now with all that is going down I have to close one location down permanently.
Carol
36:42
Answer: safety, extra staff, supplies
Kim McKenney
36:45
Will this survey help to designate that we are willing to provide childcare slots to those in the state?
Danielle
36:45
If children were just home with their parents, what is the difference of them dropping them off with the germs.... I don't see how curbside is any helpful when the child has already then been exposed to parents...
Early Care and Education Association
37:10
Please share far and wide, the unemployment security restrictions, this will help staff determine if/how much they are willing to come back
pamporterladd
37:18
...and then you have parents working from home that can't WORK from home and take care of their kids so they just send them to daycare anyways...
Olga
37:25
We need protective gear for our staff to continue providing care. We all know there is a huge lack of it. I am not willing to risk my staff.
Jess’s iPad
37:31
help for small income childcare
Lynn P Craig
37:40
can you please reiterate the proposal?
Jason
38:03
Is there going to be state financial assistance available to those essential workers?
Wilinson's iPhone
38:19
YENIS DAY CARE yeni Dominguez—will08071981@hotmail.com /- — Francisca lopez—-will08071981@gmail.com
Elizabeth
38:20
Helping my staff with monetary increase is great, but what happens when it's done? We have to take on the increase?
Cheryl
38:23
I love the pay differential, however, we have 23 employees and only 11 working at the time. Will there be a differential for staff under 15 employees??
Tina L. Walker
38:25
Proposal was up too quickly...didn't understand it
Eileen
38:35
The proposal is not clear. Please re-explain!
ann auger
38:51
If you are going to allow certain childcare centers to remain open there needs to be rules around how many children can be in a group, in one room, with consistent staff, and staff and children can not mix with other children in other rooms. I believe VT is saying no more than 10 children in one room with enough staff to stay in ratio.
Linda Degler
38:52
Need proposal posted so we can read through it before answering
Linda
39:01
if we are not able to take in new students are we still eligible for any kind of support
Early Care and Education Association
39:02
Jackie....we FIRST NEED to know the parameters...10 people per four walls will eliminate MANY centers!!!!!
pamporterladd
39:10
Shouldn't childcare workers be using protective gear? Test kids on a daily basis for sickness? etc.
Lynn P Craig
39:15
can we get tested to be sure we are not carriers.At this point we have no way of telling. GP’s won’t test us
Linda
39:49
we adapted covid19 screen and do temps every am by one person
Kathy Belanger
39:53
Over 95% of my parents removed their children from my program. I am licensed for 83 and was completely full. On Friday, I had 9 children in my center. I laid off 16 part timers and 7 full timers. No students = no tuition = no ability to pay payroll and fixed costs. No other choice but to close.
Manon Kotkowski
40:09
How many children of parents in emergency care positions are in need of care? The local hospital couldn't even tell me what their need was. what are we planning for?
Ross
40:39
I agree with Ann Auger. There needs to be limits on the amount of children allowed in each classroom for centers that reopen to serve our in need workers. The pay differential needs to be greater than $3/hour! It should be double.
Jason
40:50
Any update on the proposed bill floating around capital hill regarding loan forgiveness for CC Centers?
Jess’s iPad
41:26
unemployment is not enough to make sure we can reopen!
Ross
41:28
I encourage all of you to read NAEYC's statement on COVID-19. It details some great ideas that everyone should be advocating for
MOConnor
41:41
I agree Ross!
kjb70
41:47
We should only take children if there is no other resource.
Melyssa
41:49
Agreed, Ross!
Jess’s iPad
42:02
we should be getting a stipend to stay open!
nashua
42:38
How should we screen incoming students? Current and new? What should we request on a doctor's note to clear a student in our center?
Elizabeth
42:49
A stipend for those still open would be so helpful. Just because we are open doesn't mean we are getting paid by families who are not attending.
pamporterladd
42:50
If you're going to take on the added responsibility to coming in contact with the virus then yes, you should be getting hazard pay!
Julie Salois
42:51
I agree Jess! for the extra sanitizing materials alone!
Cellissa
42:57
Important to note this information being shared is not the only thing being worked on in NH and nationally and everyone recognizes how much bigger this is for child care programs and the lost revenue.
Christiane
43:12
How will it be determined who is an essential employee and is eligible for emergency childcare?
lmencis
43:47
I am licensed for 102 children. My Friday I only had 17 children who needed care. I matched a few parents who needed care with at home providers. My teachers wanted to be home with their families. My suggestion is to post a place where we could let our child care teachers choose whether they want to work at another child care center but if they are already on unemployment support, would that affect their benefits?
Cellissa
44:27
Jackie, I am still muted
Lynn P Craig
45:08
211 just said to direct my questions to my GP. my GP said will not test unless Fever and cough. how do I know if I’m a carrier?
Jason
45:12
Imencis, any work would affect unemployment benefits.
Melissa Todt
45:21
I am a small home daycare what are my resources in the event my parents don’t want to pay?
Jess’s iPad
45:37
parents can’t afford to continue to pay us when the children are home. I have been in business for 23 years and I won’t be able to reopen if the state doesn’t financially step in and help us
pamporterladd
46:08
I am in the same situation Melissa and jess
dennis
46:14
I have 2 state children that I have sent the form into Central Scanning . They were both there before the school year but there link has expired. How long will it take to get them connected to our center.
Kitty Larochelle
46:33
I think this begs us to find ways to ensure we can purchase supplies and/or food( part of our decision in closing I was unable to fufill USDA food requirements) moving forward on a daily basis not just in crisis mode. We are being asked to be public health workers in our centers, we are unequipped.
Tracy Pond
46:36
There will be a place to post information on CCAoNH's website at www.nh.childcareaware.org. We hope to have this available as soon as possible. If you have child care staff that are looking for temporary employment we would encourage you to have them post their information on this site. It will placed on our COVID-19 tab. When this is available we will send an e-newsletter regarding it. If you are not subscribing to our e-newsletter you can do so on our website. You'll see e-news at the top of the site to begin subscribing.
kjb70
47:10
Going over ratio, does not seem safe to me. We should still be practing social distanting.
Lynn P Craig
47:15
me as well Ive had to give a permanent closure date for one of my
Linda Degler
48:09
Where on the Child Care Aware website can we find the powerpoint?
Christiane
48:20
During the past week while we were still open - transitioning to closing we had about 8% of our students attending.
Lynn P Craig
48:22
programs. The landlord there has not agreed to let me out of my lease early.
Tracy Pond
48:35
Once available, it'll be posted under the COVID-19 tab for resources for providers.
Christiane
48:45
Will emergency responder need to pay their own childcare tuition?
Christina DAllesandro
48:48
Can we post a link to the powerpoint here - things went quickly and folks did not have time to review
darlenecordaro
48:49
The stipends would be great as I have had to cut back hours due to parents getting laid off.
Crystal
48:55
If a center re-opens to take the children of essential workers, how would we know who was "essential" how would we determine who needed care?
dennis
49:25
I have a staff who just turned 18 and had a fingerprint appointment that was cancelled. Is that waived.
Jason
49:40
Governor is encouraging Daycares open with an emphasis on the essential personnel needs, but is not being clear about our current families. Puts us in a horrible position.
Christiane
49:41
Who would determine who is an eligible employee?
Leanne Dunne
49:41
211 directed us to internet resources. Not helpful
Kathy Belanger
50:00
Governor Baker (in Massachusetts) created an extremely specific list of "essential" workers. Posted today after his news conference. Will a list similar to this be created for NH?
Joy L.
50:07
Gov Sununu just stated he's limiting gatherings to 10 people or less. How does that apply to daycares?
Leanne Dunne
50:36
How do we
Melissa Todt
50:45
with regard to scholarship funding. I know they are paying the states amount but what about the child’s cost share if the parent doesn’t want to pay?
Lisa Dias
51:23
With the increased risk that all child care centers have staying open are there clear step by step directives on what to do if there is an exposure?Who do you call (proper authorities? who is that),what steps do you take (how long do you close)how do you notify families- there should be a template to follow that maintains confidentiality laws.
Teresa
51:23
How do you apply for Hazard Pay?
Linda
51:33
our parents are going to think that less than 10 rule and open daycares are contradictory statements ...howshould we address
Joy L.
51:36
What do we need to do to get hazard pay if we stay open?
Jess’s iPad
51:39
yes parents are struggling with the co share
Teresa
51:44
How do you apply for Hazard Pay?
mtardiff
51:54
Yes how do you get Hazard Pay???
Carol
52:03
ditto
Christiane
52:03
Still have concerns regarding serving children in a group setting when they are not old enough to understand social distancing
Jess’s iPad
52:09
I think we all deserve hazard pay
Rebecca Woitkowski
52:57
New Futures is advocating for Hazard Pay for Childcare workers because I think so too!
MOConnor
52:59
Great question Lisa Dias! We have the same ones here. Guidance needed.
Christiane
53:19
Children can carry the COVID 19 virus home to their families - including at risk grandparents
Lori Daskal
53:24
Are any new childcare scholarship applications being processed at this time?
Jen Indeglia
53:27
Debra, is the cost share being paid by the State a sure thing?
Kathy Belanger
53:31
Are you restricted to only those days that the scholarship eligible child attends? Meaning, can you bill for a full week if the child only usually attends 3 days
Eileen
54:00
Another center in my area had 2 children exhibiting symptoms. DHMC hospital said they "probably" have Covid 19 but are not testing them because they are too young. Suggested 14 day quaretnine. Now others have been exposed. These are the type of risk we are taking! it doesn't control the issue!
ABLC 1
54:12
Should we be maintain the limited group size of 10 in our centers now?
Jess’s iPad
54:22
how do we find out if the state will pay the co share
Jason
54:38
If the law is Hazardous duty pay may not be more than 25 percent of the employee's rate of basic pay, what if that $3/HR GOES OVER THE 25%?
Karen Smith
54:43
I have a foster child in our program at half time service level. When billing the "disaster" hours as indicated by the State, I am not getting full payment for our weekly billing. How can this be corrected? (i.e. $95.00/week for 2 day programming - I am only being paid $76.33 using the disaster hours).
Kitty Larochelle
54:50
My best guess is that only 30% of my parents were working and many of those from home... we need to value our staff's safety above serving 30% which by itself can not support our businesses.
Elizabeth
55:33
Post office workers
Jennifer Ganim-Smith
55:48
I have posted this PowerPoint on CCAoNH website page: http://nh.childcareaware.org/covid-19-resources-for-providers/
Tracy Pond
56:14
Thanks Jenn. The powerpoint is now available on our website.
kjb70
56:41
People that are working from home and can keep their children at home, should do so.
MOConnor
56:45
Number of Adults and Children Present and Accounted For:Classrooms: Bldg:Infant 1 ____________ Staff _________ Office Staff ______Infant 2 ____________ Staff _________ Volunteers _______Young Toddlers______ Staff _________ Visitors __________Older Toddlers_______ Staff _________Young Preschool_____ Staff _________Older Preschool______ Staff _________Gov Baker's announcement of "Essential Personnel" came with a list of who those personnel would be..and it's extensive!
Tina L. Walker
56:46
I would like Eileen at 1:45pm statement looked at with thoughts...
Teresa
56:53
What happens if a parent, child or staff member contracts COVID?
MOConnor
57:15
sorry....pasted some of my fire dril form!
Jennifer Ganim-Smith
57:26
The direct link straight to the PowerPoint is http://nh.childcareaware.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Final-Draft-DHHS-COVID-19-CHILD-CARE-COMMUNITY-CALL-3-23-1245pm.pptx
Lynn P Craig
58:05
I have temporarily laid off my employees... no way to pay them. Any children I care for (I only have 2 kiddos part time - all other parents want their children home).
Nicole
58:11
What happens if we take on children for essential workers because their center closed... what happens in the case that their center is unable to re-open? Is there a long term plan when all the students return to their spots and now we have extra children?????
Linda Degler
58:14
Agree Teresa, eventually we will have a sick child at the center. Will we have to close again? For how long? Are we hurting ourselves by being open.
Melyssa
58:26
have you considered maybe creating a placement program where individual caregivers are placed with essential worker families and provide care within their homes, rather than creating a group situation?
Manon Kotkowski
58:53
you thought about closing all centers and picking locations that work best, staffing those with staff willing to work and only allowing children of parents with an essential job?
pamporterladd
59:04
What do you do with all the childcare workers that DO NOT want to work due to fear of contracting the virus. I asked my families to stay home with their children since I did not want them in my home! 3 kids parents paid me half and the other 3 kids parents said they couldn't. Is unemployment my only option?
melissa.l.clement
59:17
CCLU would like to know how limiting group size to 10 at this time would impact how you are providing care - ccluoffice@dhhs.nh.gov
Jess’s iPad
59:29
what about co share
pamporterladd
59:34
Manon, I totally agree!
Linda
59:43
melissa todt and Jesse...our center is creating a temporary "acceptance" policy and taking only state amount and letting copay go if parent unable to pay
Lynn P Craig
59:52
should we be wearing protective gear like medical providers do?
Tina L. Walker
01:00:10
It wouldn't be 10 kids it would either be 9 kids and 1 staff if older or 8 kids and 2 staff...
Christiane
01:00:14
Group size really does not matter - children are not going to be able to distance themselves from one another .
Olga
01:00:16
LPC ABSOLUTELY
Tracy Pond
01:00:53
There has been some questions pertaining to a co-share. Can Debra address these?
jenn
01:01:15
If programs are mandated to close aside from a select few, it could result in many more programs not being able to open after this is all over.
Manon Kotkowski
01:01:17
Has an business set up care for their own? The Gov. said they could do that.
Joy L.
01:01:37
Do we limit centers to only 10 children/staff since Gov Sununu advised to limit 10 people for all gatherings?/
Kitty Larochelle
01:01:50
Group sizes of greater than 10 are NOT SAFE. We can not operate like that!
Elizabeth
01:01:57
Distancing in a childcare center doesn't work. Kids are huggers and need love. We don't want this to be harmful to them psychologically in the long run.
donna mahoney
01:02:01
Thank YOU all for your incredible communication! I have NO workers and am 68 caring for a 91 year old Mom! I just can't BUT offer my facility
olivianeville
01:02:08
Please answer the 10 again.
jenna
01:02:13
Are we aloud to ask a family not to show up for 14 days if they come down with symptoms?
Sally
01:02:26
I emailed ccluoffice some questions. Can they be answered please?
Leanne Dunne
01:02:32
Can we have staff work in businesses that have set up their own programs and how would that work?
Jess’s iPad
01:02:44
co share?
meg
01:03:19
Chris Sununu said he was limiting all gathering to no more then 10? In his conference today.
Tina L. Walker
01:03:32
DO we really want businesses opening up an emergency center if they have no experience? Maybe CCLU could tag a seasoned worker with those businesses??
Jason
01:03:34
Would these financial options be retroactive if passed, ie: paying for the cost share amount.
MOConnor
01:04:11
Who will follow up with Public Health for an answer about what to do if there is a confirmed case of a child, staff, or family in our programs?
Tracy Pond
01:04:17
Thank you all for contributing and participating on this call. We appreciate all that you are doing during this crisis and your input really helps inform next steps. Just another reminder in terms of updates. CCAoNH has established Emergency Child Care Lines for program information regarding vacancies and program status are 1-855-393-1731, x33 and x28 or 603-578-1386, x33 or x28 or email ccrr@snhs.org. Please contact us to update us on your openings, closures and re-openings. Thanks again.
Lynn P Craig
01:04:49
should we be wearing protective gear such as health care workers do? if so where do we get it?
Linda Degler
01:05:16
Can we get cleaning supplies from the state? The stores are empty.
Elizabeth
01:05:29
Our rooms are split, so we could have 10 in each room.
Kerrie
01:05:34
thank you for any help Kerrie from cvds laconia nh
Early Care and Education Association
01:05:39
By Group ….this is 10 people in a classroom (four walls and a door).
Cellissa
01:05:42
We are working on strategies to obtain materials, supplies, etc that programs need
Linda Degler
01:05:54
Thanks Cellissa!!!
Olga
01:06:06
how about NH covering all medical costs if we are exposed and get seriously sick?
Manon Kotkowski
01:06:08
Places are already closing. NOW for good. Can we all close soon so we can stop this virus before everyone is out of money and no one can open again?
Early Care and Education Association
01:06:18
Upper Valley Strong has been reconvened and working on matching UV health workers to available child care
Elizabeth
01:06:22
Technically you could have 50 kids if you have 5 different rooms.
nashua
01:06:24
Is there a plan to reimburse costs for additional supplies needed to sanitize our centers?
Kathy Belanger
01:06:27
Thank you ladies. You are doing a great job in an uncertain time. Having this forum is reassuring to everyone
Jason
01:06:32
thank you
Lynn P Craig
01:06:34
thanks so much for inviting and including us- very much appreciated
Marianne Barter
01:06:38
Thank you everyone!
Cheryl
01:06:40
Thank you!!
brettcossaboon
01:06:41
Thank you everyone!!
Farhan
01:06:48
Thank you everyone.
Jim Doody
01:06:49
THANKS!
Carol
01:06:49
Thank you!
Linda Degler
01:06:49
Thanks to all of you!!
ahehir
01:06:50
Thank you from World Academy!
ABLC 1
01:06:50
Thank you so much!!
pamporterladd
01:06:50
Thank you!
Eileen
01:06:51
Thank you!
Johanna Booth-Miner
01:06:52
thank you
sandy
01:06:53
Thank you!
Filomena Ferreira
01:06:54
thank you
Manon Kotkowski
01:06:54
Thank you
Alpha-Bits 1
01:06:54
Thank you to all!!
donna mahoney
01:06:55
THANK YOU
Jess’s iPad
01:06:58
thank you
Ross
01:06:58
thanks
MOConnor
01:07:00
Please continue these so we can stay informed! :)
Lynn Ouellette
01:07:03
THank you!
Carlisa Choate
01:07:07
thanks!
jenna
01:07:08
Thank you
Melissa Todt
01:07:09
thank you!
Melyssa
01:07:10
Thank you for providing guidance and support as we navigate this.
Olga
01:07:10
T Y
Joy L.
01:07:10
Thank you
Galaxy S8
01:07:13
thank you so much
Elizabeth
01:07:13
Thank you all! Keep up the good work fellow childcare owners!
Tina L. Walker
01:07:14
Thank you and can we do another next week?
HAFH
01:07:23
Thank you for allowing businesses to decide for themselves what is best for them! We should zoom once a month for updates! :)
Karin
01:07:23
Thank You!
Christiane
01:07:45
Please do another call next week ?
Nicole
01:07:55
Do we know if there are a lot of families who are currently looking for emergency care??
wonder years
01:07:57
Wonder Years Salem and Derry closed due to the virus effective 3/20. Our intention is to reopen 4/13/2020.
Danielle
01:08:17
How is everyone managing the backlash of staying open and charging?
Carlisa Choate
01:08:28
Concern about losing employees.
Mary Curtis
01:08:29
Thank you all! Peace and health!!
Elizabeth
01:08:37
Hardest part staying open is collecting tuition.