On Friday March 13th a Ministerial Order directed the shut down of all publicly funded schools in Ontario from March 14-April 5, 2020.  This Ministerial Order will impact Kids & Us Childcare centres located in publicly funded schools.

All Before and After School Programs will be Closed, in addition to Dundalk Kids & Us and Paisley Kids & Us March 14 – April 5, 2020. We appreciate your understanding under these circumstances.

For Bluewater District School Board Updates, click here. and Bruce Grey Catholic District School Board updates here.

Osprey Kids & Us, Durham Kids & Us and Holstein Kids & Us will remain open at this time.  We understand that this is a fluid situation and can change at any time.  Please note that we have been in touch with Grey Bruce Public Health and have screening measures in place for anyone entering these centres, and they provided directions on increased environmental cleaning and disinfecting.  (Grey Bruce Public Health) If you or your child are unwell we ask that you please stay home. Please see Public Health Media Release for preventing the spread of COVID-19.

Markdale Kids & Us will be closed March 16-April 5, 2020, based on recommendations of Grey Bruce Public Health.

In addition, all EarlyON Programs are cancelled and sites closed from March 14-April 5.  (Grey County)

For updates on the COVID-19 Pandemic, you can access up to date information by following these links;

https://www.ontario.ca/page/2019-novel-coronavirus

https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/diseases/2019-novel-coronavirus-infection/health-professionals/guidance-schools-childcare-programs.html

https://travel.gc.ca/travelling/health-safety/travel-health-notices

It is important that we do our part to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus.  We will be working diligently on our part and request the same of you and your family.  Here is a great link to make sure you and your family are hand washing correctly.

A summary of current Risk Levels and Recommended Precautions, as well as instructions on how to self-monitor, is available here:  http://www.health.gov.on.ca/en/pro/programs/publichealth/coronavirus/docs/2019_risk_levels_for_public.pdf

An information sheet for Self-Monitoring is available here;  https://www.publichealthontario.ca/-/media/documents/ncov/factsheet-covid-19-self-monitor.pdf?la=en