Vermont Department for Health Releases Revised Health Guidance

01 September 2020

The Department of Health has released revised health guidance for child care and afterschool programs. The health guidance is effective 8/31/2020. You can find the guidance on their website: https://www.healthvermont.gov/response/coronavirus-covid-19/schools-colleges-child-care-programs

A direct link to the document is: https://www.healthvermont.gov/sites/default/files/documents/pdf/COVID19-Health-Guidance-Childcare-Summer-Programs.pdf

The Vermont Department of Health has public health nurses available to childcare and out-of-school-time care to answer health related childcare and out-of-school-time care from 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM Monday through Friday. Call: 802-863-7240, select the option for “Providers of Child Care and School Age Camps/Care”. After hours there will be a childcare and school age camps/care question mailbox to leave a message and Health staff will return your call the following business day.

Questions about implementation with the regulations can be directed to child care licensing – Licensor on Duty at 1-800-649-2642 option 3 or ahs.dcfcddchildcarelicensing@vermont.gov