Dear Child care/Pre-k Professionals,
We appreciate your dedication to the children of our region and understand that these are incredibly challenging times. We also know that many of you may have had to close your doors to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 Virus and that closing also causes many additional worries for you. Our hearts and prayers are with you.
As you know, information concerning COVID-19 is updated by the hour. Please bookmark the following sites for information:
Our Smart Start Child Care Health Consultants and Training Staff are available to you by phone and e-mail in the event that you are continuing to operate and have health related questions.
Please download the recent guidance for child care providers from DHHS about COVID-19 (March 16, 2020 Maybe updated in future. Please check NC DHHS site for most updated information):
Child Care Health Consultants
- Meagan Cagle firstname.lastname@example.org (828) 587-8275
- Cassie Rogers email@example.com (828) 587-8275
- Cathy Minter firstname.lastname@example.org (828) 524-4473
Smart Start Quality Enhancement Specialist
- Sharon Fitzgerald Fitzgerald.Sharon@swcdcinc.org (828) 354-0367
Please do not hesitate to contact our office for any additional information. We appreciate your dedication and service to children and families, especially during this very difficult time.