- Updated Ministry of Education guidance document to support child care and early years partners in meeting requirements set out under the Child Care and Early Years Act, 2014 during the COVID-19 outbreak.
- The document is intended to provide clarification on Licensing Requirements, Health and Safety Requirements and Operational Guidance and information within will prevail if conflict with the licensing manuals,
- Partners should work together to align protocols where needed but local public health unit advice must be followed even if it is different from this guidance document.
- Effort should continue to uphold the welcoming and caring environment.
DISCLAIMER: This document has been reviewed by Ontario Health West staff. While staff has provided its summary and interpretation of key action items, every health service provider remains responsible for ensuring their own understanding of the document and actions items, next steps and/or accountabilities outlined in the document.