Covid-19 Resources

Find resources and information related to Covid 19 to support you in reopening and your role in the Early Learning and Child Care field.

Financial Supports 

Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) 

Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB)

Early Years and Child Care Sector Financial Support Information – Ministry of Education


Ministry of Education

Building on HDLH Document

Operational Guidance During COVID 10 Outbreak Revised August 2020

Building on How Does Learning Happen? July 2020

COVID 19 Flowchart for Child Care Centres September 2020


Mental Health Resources 

Canadian Mental Health Association - Halton Branch 

Reach Out Centre for Kids (ROCK)

Wellness Together portal – funded by the federal government to support easy access to mental health supports during pandemic

A document from CAMH's Shkwaabe Makwa program on Mental Health

An article around compassion fatigue during COVID 19 for educators and families


Health & Safety  

Health and Safety Guidance During COVID-19 For Employers of Child Care Centres from PSHSA

Canada Public Health - COVID-19

Guide to Safe Childcare Drop-Off and Pick-Up During COVID-19


Public Health Ontario How-To Videos

7 Steps of Hand Hygiene

Putting on Gloves

Putting on Mask and Eye Protection

Taking off Mask and Eye Protection

Taking off a Gown and Gloves

Putting on Full Personal Protective Equipment

Taking off Full Personal Protective Equipment

Halton Region Website - COVID-19


Ministry of Health Resources:

Guidance for Food Premises   

Guidance for Personal Service Settings

Ontario Blood Utilization poster


Reopening Supports

Guide to Safe Childcare Drop-Off and Pick-Up During COVID-19

Recommendations for School Reopening from Sick Kids

Child Care Operational Guidance During COVID-19 Outbreak Revised July 2020  

Child Care Operational Guidance During COVID 10 Outbreak Revised August 2020

EarlyON Operational Guidance August 2020

Operational Guidance for Before and After School Programs

Maple Ave Regional Child Care Centre has created a sample for what they provided to their families as well as a template to use for your own Centre. [Click here to download the template]


Other Resources

Outdoor Learning in a COVID world blog by Louise Kool & Galt

A resource list of links and activities from Harvard's Centre on the Developing Child

An online story book about talking to children about COVID-19

Information and resources from ConnectABILITY to help support people with developmental disabilities and their families

Talking to children about the pandemic fact sheet from Ontario Government


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