Childcare Needs for Essential Healthcare Workers

Childcare Needs for Essential Healthcare Workers
Posted on 03/19/2020

Childcare Needs for Essential Personnel

The state government is asking schools to reach out to parents of essential personnel across a wide array of critical professions and occupations that are necessary to protect and support the public who may be in need of childcare.

  • Essential health care workers may include licensed health professionals such as physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, registered nurses, LPNs and nurse assistants or laboratory personnel. 
  • Direct support professionals may include clinicians and support staff serving the behavioral health, intellectual/developmental disabilities and child welfare communities in residential and community- based care settings. 
  • First responders may include paramedics, emergency medical technicians, police officers, and firefighters, correctional officers or related support personnel necessary to execute these duties. Food manufacturing, production, distribution and supply including supermarket workers and food preparation. 
  • Transportation including commercial truck driver of necessary supplies and equipment, transit workers, air and rail and carriers of critical and essential materials.  5.Construction and Manufacturing including specialized equipment related to health or safety of the public.  Nonprofit and social service agencies providing support to families and employees in related fields. This list may change as the facts and circumstances change. 

If you are working in any of these professions and having issues with childcare, please fill out the form below, by Tuesday March 22, 2020.

Click here to take the survey

If you need assistance with the survey please call the school office. We will take down your information and try to assist you to fill these childcare needs.