Covid-19 Updates

Access updates and communication from Halton Region, Ministry of Education and other system supports.

*NEW* Wednesday, September 23rd, 2020: Ministry of Health- COVID-19 Reference Document for Symptoms. Click here to view the document

*NEW* Wednesday, September 23rd, 2020: Halton Region Children's Services COVID-19 Funding Webinar Questions and Answers. Click here to view the webinar question and answers.

*NEW* Wednesday, September 23rd, 2020: Halton Region Children's Services COVID-19 Child Care Funding Operator Webinar Slide Show. Click here to view the slideshow slides.

*NEW* Monday, September 21, 2020:  Halton Region releases an updated FAQ on re-opening child care. Click here to view the document

Thursday August 13th, 2020: THRC Educator to Educator Panel Presentation on August 11, 2020. Click here to see the video

Thursday, July 30, 2020: The Ontario government announced its plan to allow licensed child care centres across Ontario to open at full capacity starting September 1, 2020. Click here to read the news release.

Thursday July 30, 2020: Ontario Continues to Gradually and Safely Reopen Child Care for Working Parents

Wednesday July 29th, 2020:Recommendations for School Reopening from Sick Kids

Tuesday, July 7, 2020: Halton Region releases new information for Child Care Operators in Halton. Click here to view the memo.

Friday, July, 2020: THRC releases a document recounting the June 17th Emergency Child Care Panel, including a Question and Answer section. Click here to view the document.

Thursday, May 28, 2020: THRC shares a letter with the community. Click here to read the full communication. 

Friday, May 1, 2020: MCRC shares a video message from our Executive Director, Rebecca Barrows-Vrankulj, with MCRC families. Click here to see the video. 

Thursday, April 23, 2020: MCRC receives a communication from Halton Region's Director of Children's Services re: Emergency Child Care eligibility. Click here to read the full communication.

Wednesday, April 15, 2020: MCRC shares a document from CAMH's Shkwaabe Makwa program on Mental Health. Click here to view the document.

Tuesday, March 24, 2020: Ontario Government releases a list of Essential Workplaces that will not be ordered to shut down as of Wednesday, March 25. The list includes child care services for essential workers, and home child care services of less than six children. Read the full list here.

Sunday, March 22, 2020: Ontario's Education Minister announces that some child care centres in the province will re-open as emergency child care centres for healthcare and frontline workers. Click here to read the article.

Thursday, March 19, 2020: MCRC sources information on cyber security and avoiding phishing scam

Thursday, March 19, 2020: MCRC receives the following information from the Ministry of Health:
Guidance for Food Premises     Guidance for Personal Service Settings     Ontario Blood Utilization poster

Monday, March 16, 2020: The Halton Resource Connection circulates a letter to all child care centres supported by Quality First and In Centre Support to inform them that no THRC staff will be visiting their centre between March 16 - April 5, 2020. Click here to read the communication. 

Sunday, March 15, 2020: The Halton Resource Connection announces all programs are closed from Monday, March 16 to Sunday, April 5, 2020. Click here to read the communication. 

Friday, March 13, 2020: The Halton Resource Connection postpones all Professional Learning sessions scheduled between March 16 and April 5, 2020.

Wednesday, March 11, 2020: The Region of Halton circulates an update re: COVID-19 to child care centres in Halton. Click here to read the update

Tuesday, March 3, 2020: The Region of Halton circulates a translated COVID-19 update in 3 languages: FrenchSimplified Chinese and Traditional Chinese 

Monday, March 2, 2020: The Region of Halton circulates an update re: COVID-19 to child care centres in Halton. Click here to read the update

 

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