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COVID-19 Childcare Assistance until Dec 2020

The state announced plans to dedicate $250 million in funding from the federal Coronavirus Relief Fund, which will provide additional support to children and their families as well as for thousands of child care providers with resources.

COVID-19 Update Webinar September 3, 2020

This COVID-19 DDD update webinar was presented by Dep't of Human Services Assistant Commissioner, Jonathan Seifried and reviewed a number of important changes to DDD's COVID-19 policy including: 

  • Establishing the reopening policies, rules, procedures and forms for in-person Day Programming at 25% capacity, or less (depending on social distancing capacity) beginning September 21, 2020.
  • Continuing of 20% additional funding for Individual Supports to Residential Providers providing daytime support due to COVID-19.
  • Reopening of Residential Moves previously suspended due to COVID-19

COVID-19 Facility Readiness Tool

The Facility Readiness Tool provides a guide to DDD providers to initiate a conversation and process on plans to reopen while adhering to the 25% maximum on-site capacity limitation (or social distancing space limitations), whichever is less and the need to offer remote services to those individuals unable to participate in on-site programming. 


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