Coronavirus (COVID-19) Health and Safety Guide
ASERT has put together some resources for those with autism and those who care for people with autism relating to the current Coronavirus outbreak.
CHILD CARE CLOSURES
Governor Tom Wolf announced the Closure of All Businesses That Are Not Life- Sustaining on March 19, 2020, and child care is not considered life-sustaining on the list. Child cares have been asked to remain closed until the Governor lifts the order but child care is still available for life-sustaining personnel.
WAIVER TO PROVIDE CHILD CARE FOR LIFE SUSTAINING PERSONNEL
Governor Wolf recognizes the importance of caring for the children of life-sustaining personnel, which is why the Office of Child Development and Early Learning created the Exemption to Operate During Temporary Closure waiver for child care programs.
To see a list of child care programs operating on a waiver, visit the Department of Human Services’ COVID-19 Resources Child Care Centers Map. Family Child Care Homes and Group Child Care Homes operating in a residence are permitted to remain open without a waiver and operate at their own discretion.
EARLY LEARNING RESOURCE CENTERS (ELRC) CAN HELP!
View the flyer: OCDEL COVID-19 RESOURCE v.4