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The NJ Department of Children and Families is continuing to monitor the spread of the COVID-19 Coronavirus and its impact on children, families, our staff and our partner providers, throughout the state. The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and NJ Department of Health are providing ongoing guidance and direction regarding necessary precautions and action plans. The experts agree that Coronavirus prevention strategies are similar to what we do to prevent the flu:

  • Wash your hands in soap and water, regularly
  • Cover your coughs and sneezes with a tissue or your elbow
  • Avoid touching your face, mouth and eyes
  • If you are feeling unwell, stay home and rest

NJ COVID-19 Information Hub 

 
COVID-19 Resources for Licensed Childcare  
  



NEW: AskDCF Provider FAQ 

NEW:
 Emergency Childcare Assistance Guidance 

NEW: 
Emergency Childcare Fact Sheet 

NEW: DCF Emergency Child Care Centers 

Executive Order 110: COVID-19 Childcare Centers for Essential Personnel    

Frequently Asked Questions on Executive Order #110 and Emergency Child Care Centers  

DCF Health Safety Standards for Child Care Centers 

Coronavirus Briefing Call for Child and Youth Care Centers    

COVID-19 Licensed Childcare Guidance     

COVID-19 Update to Licensed Childcare Guidance (3-17-20)   

COVID-19 DCF Rule Waiver Modification or Suspension   

COVID-19 General Resources

Guidance on the Contact of a Close or Casual Contact of a Confirmed or Suspected Case of COVID-19 

Toll Free Hotlines/Helplines You May Need During COVID-19   

Department of Labor - Benefits and the Coronavirus (COVID-19): What Employees Should Know 

Coronavirus Rumor Control 

COVID-19 Publications

Visit our COVID-19 publications page to download available material for sharing and distribution.