** COVID-19 [VIRUS] UPDATE #9 ** (Direct from Panhandle Health District)
March 19th, 2020 (2:21pm) - The following letter has just been received from Idaho Panhandle Health District, regarding daycare providers in Kootenai County:
Dear Child Care Provider,
The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare (IDHW) recognizes that childcare is an essential service for working families in our communities. As we all work together to serve the people that keep us healthy, fed, safe, and cared for, IDHW is committed to sharing accurate information and guidance as it is developed.
Please see the attached letter to Idaho child care providers, as well as a list of questions we have received and their answers (FAQ’s).
If you have questions that are not answered in the attachments, please note the last section of the FAQ’s to help you decide who may be able to assist you. Your state child care partners at IDHW, IdahoSTARS, and the Health Districts are committed to supporting you, your business, and the families you serve.
With so much gratitude for your service during this unprecedented time,
Your State Child Care Team:
Ericka Rupp- Child Care Program Manager
Aubrie Hunt- Idaho Child Care Program- Program Specialist
Marilyn Peoples- Idaho State Daycare Licensing- Program Specialist
Aubrie Hunt (McArthur)
Program Specialist- Idaho Child Care Program (ICCP)
Division of Self Reliance
Idaho Department of Health and Welfare