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COVID-19 Resource Guide

Updated: 6 days ago


Upcoming Events: Click Here for all upcoming Events and webinar links.


Click Here to Get Information and Recordings from All Past Webinars and Events.




Most Important Websites

Health and Safety Links

Sample Policies

Advocacy Links

DCF Links for Providers

Assistance for Child Care Programs


Partner Websites with Helpful Resources


Where Can I Get Supplies for my Center or Childcare Home?



Past Meetings and Webinars


*Some early-pandemic recordings have the Spanish translation over the English speakers. This was a zoom error that we haven't been able to fix. Our apologies!


June 14, 2021: Legislative Wrap-Up

June 2, 2021: Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro and OEC Commissioner Beth Bye

May 17, 2021: OEC Commissioner Beth Bye

May 10, 2021: OEC Commissioner Beth Bye

May 5, 2021: Chris Soto, SDE on Summer Camp Grant Program

April 21, 2021: CCDF Plan Merrill Gay

April 14, 2021: Early Childhood Advocacy Day

April 7, 2021: Nathaniel Raymond, Yale University: COVID-19 Public Health Update

March 29, 2021: OEC Commissioner Bye and the Vice President in CT

March 24, 2021: State Treasurer Shawn Wooden on Baby Bond Legislation

March 22, 2021: OEC Commissioner Bye and updates (she begins at roughly 25 minutes in)

March 17, 2021: Q & A and Commissioner Bye

March 15, 2021, Senator Richard Blumenthal Press Conference

March 10, 2021, Connecticut Small Business Development Center on Changes to PPP

March 3, 2021,OEC Commissioner Bye, CT Deputy COO, Michelle Gilman, and State Epidemiologist with DPH, Krista Veneziano,

March 1, 2021, Speaker of the House, Matt Ritter & OEC Commissioner Bye

Feb. 24, 2021, Let's Grow Kids Vermont Child Care Campaign

Feb 22, 2021, Testifying in a Virtual Session with Rep. Robin Comey and Legislative Advocacy 101 with and Danny Medress

Feb 8, 2021, Commissioner Beth Bye

January 25, 2021, Danny Livingston, Labor Attorney

January 20, 2021, Updates and Business Info

January 13, 2021, Nathaniel Raymond

January 11, 2021, N. Chineye Anako, MPH, CHES

December 22, 2020: Lt. Gov & OEC Commissioner

December 15, 2020: COVID Straight Talk for Childcare

December 14, 2020: Commissioner Beth Bye

December 7, 2020: COVID Straight Talk

November 30, 2020: Paid Family Leave Authority

November 16, 2020: Background Checks

November 11, 2020: Albert Wat, Roadmap for Rebuilding Childcare

November 9, 2020: Nathaniel Raymond from Yale, Public Health and Childcare

October 28, 2020: All our Kin Presentation on Voting!

October 26, 2020: End Hunger CT! Getting Food Into Childcare

October 21, 2020: Connecticut Women's Business Development Council

October 19, 2020: Dr. Walter Gilliam on COVID in Childcare

October 7, 2020: How to Get Kids Outside in Winter

October 5, 2020, Women's Business Development Council, CTAEYC

September 30, 2020, Tina Pascoe, Pediatric Nurse Consultant

September 23, 2020, Office of Early Childhood Commissioner Beth Bye

September 16, 2020, Office of Early Childhood Commissioner Beth Bye

September 9, 2020, Office of Early Childhood Commissioner Beth Bye


August 31, 2020, Nathaniel Raymond: Public Health and Safety in Early Care Environments

August 26, 2020: Georgia Goldburn on DCF Issues in Childcare

August 24, 2020: Governor Ned Lamont

August 5, 2020, Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro

August 3, 2020, Deb Flis from Office of Early Childhood

June 27, 2020, Nathaniel Raymond: Public Health and Reopening Childcare

June 13, 2020, Senator Richard Blumenthal

June 26, 2020, $10aDay Canada Child Care Plan

June 22, 2020, Paid Family and Medical Leave

June 15, 2020, OEC Commissioner Beth Bye

June 10, 2020, Congressman Joe Courtney

May 20, 2020, DCF Payment Issues

May 8, Virtual VITA

May 6, Mental Health Survival Strategies with Jill Humphrey

May 4, General Q & A

May 1, Dr. John Schreiber, CCMC on Childhood Vaccine Rates During COVID-19

April 29, Deputy Commissioner of Dept. of Labor, Dante Bartolomeo

April 27, Commissioner Beth Bye & State Epidemiologist Lynn Sosa 

April 24, Tommy Sanchez, Anasan Credit Repair

April 22, CT Women's Business Council

April 20, 4th District Congressman, Jim Himes

April 15, 5th District Congresswoman Jahana Hayes

April 14, OCC & CDC Hosted a Webinar to guide child care programs that remain open.

April 10, CT Small Business A Helping Childcare Providers

March 26, 2020 Webinar on Unemployment Law and Unemployment Documents

March 25, 2020 Advocacy Day Documents

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