Child Care Centers

Effective Sept. 1: Public Health Order requiring facial coverings in all individuals aged 2 years and older in schools and child care settings. Review the Order and frequently asked questions on our Public Health Order webpage. Complete our COVID-19 school masking form to report your concerns.
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Support for Child Care Leaders and Staff during COVID-19

Our Child Care Task Force is working with child care programs in Adams, Arapahoe, and Douglas counties to provide COVID-19 support and resources. Please read the new Public Health Order Requiring Facial Coverings for Schools and Child Care Settings, along with the detailed rationale for issuing the order, and the press release on the new order for additional information

Whether operating a single-skill-based camps that does not requiring licensure – such as a sports, performing arts or faith-based camp – or a traditional licensed child care, this guidance will help you continue to keep children safe. You can also email us at for questions regarding child care programs and continue to refer back to this page for updated information.


All individuals 12 years old and older are eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine. If you have not yet received your COVID-19 vaccine, check with your employer to find out if they have a designated vaccine provider. If not, find a provider on our COVID-19 vaccine webpage.

Watch Recorded Webinars 

All recorded webinars and slides on our School Support webpage. These are school-specific highlighting important topics related to COVID-19 response efforts.

Illnesses at Your Facility

Continue to refer to the Cases and Outbreak Guidance in Child Care and Schools to help guide decisions regarding COVID-19.

Use an illness log to help keep track of sick people and their symptoms.

If you have a case or suspect an outbreak is occurring at your facility, contact us at Provide the name of your center, the person to contact to discuss further, and a brief description of your situation. Please do not include specific names or other identifying information in your description.

Child Care FAQs and Guidance During COVID-19

Other Partner Resources During COVID-19

Signs to Download, Republish, and Share

These are signs for you to use at your child care facility. 

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