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Please share widelyNCDHHS is offering financial assistance to help essential #COVID19NC workers afford child care and providing bonuses to child care teachers and staff who provide care during the #COVID19 crisis.
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Telehealth tips!

Also- YMCA mobile food kitchen will be in our parking lot from 3:30-4:30 today handing our free pre-packaged food for the community. Please wait in your cars until it’s your turn to continue those good social distancing habits!
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We can't do this without you all.
As a regional partner in the Smart Start network, the NC DHHS and North Carolina Partnership for Children has asked the Region A Partnership for Children to address requests for assistance by child care providers in Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Jackson, Macon, and Swain Counties as well as the Qualla Boundary.

We have dedicated our Child Care Health Consultants and staff members to field calls and provide resources to are child care facilities. This is a daunting task at any other time, and as you know, the rapid change in policy, information, and needs of community due to the COVID-19 outbreak, we need your help.

We have diligently worked with the State to keep paying subsidy, NC Pre-K, and WAGE$ payments even as child care facilities are closing. Please help support our efforts as we try and help directors manage the burdening costs to keep their centers open at a time when more and more families are faced with making difficult financial decisions.

Please consider a one time financial donation or recurring monthly donation to help support our child care partners, professionals, families, and children in Region A.

Click here to see how you can help:
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Extremely important to share with Child Care Center Directors. Please let them know about this link. The Region A Partnership for Children is working hard to make sure our child care professionals and facilities are fully supported. This site has important information for NC Pre-K, Subsidy, and WAGE$.

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“Put a bird on it!” —Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein

From the team at Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail: beautiful printable coloring pages featuring birds encountered by the Corps of Discovery from 1804-1806! You can color these in from the safety of your own home and learn a bit about each bird as you go. We’ve featured a few you might find in the Midwest here. After coloring, share a photo with us!

Link to coloring pages (PDF): go.nps.gov/1bf7ed

Image: from left to right: illustrations of a greater sage grouse, great horned owl, and snow goose / NPS

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Timeline PhotosIt's important to take care of your emotional health during #COVID19:
* Take care of your body - eat healthy & exercise
* Check in with others
* Take breaks. Breathe deep
* Stay informed but avoid too much exposure to news
* Get help when needed
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