COVID 19 Resources and Information

Recursos en Español


The health and safety of our children, families, and child care providers is our top priority. While things are changing rapidly every day, we want to provide a resource page of updated Information from reliable sources, such as our local Public Health Department, the California Department of Education, the Governor's Office, the Center for Disease Control, the CA Department of Developmental Services, our local County Office of Education, and other organizations. We are also including family friendly resources, as well as children’s activities. We will be updating this information daily and we are happy to add any suggestions for links or resources. 

COVID-19  and Eviction Protection AB 3088 Materials


--KNOW YOUR RIGHTS: COVID-19 Eviction Protections California’s COVID-19 Tenant Relief Act of 2020 FAQs


FDA Warning About the Dangers of Hand Sanitizers With Methanol (Updated 8/27/2020)

-Product list:



Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C)

There has been a lot of discussion but very little clear guidance about COVID-19 related Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C). While most information indicates that the condition is rare, we want you to know that we continue to look for the best and most current information on MIS-C and will be posting resources on our website as they become available.

- CDC’s information page about MIS-C:

- CTFS Fact Sheet about MIS-C

Children’s Hospital Los Angeles:  COVID-19 and Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C) Update Webinar– slides and Webinar Video


Child Care Law Center FAQ for Child Care Providers on Providing Child Care during Coronavirus

This resource offers information for child care providers to frequently asked questions about reopening child care businesses, liability, payments, and other issues. It is updated as new guidance or policies are issued.This FAQ is provided by the Child Care Law Center and in collaboration with the non-profit Public Counsel to offer general information about the law.

California All

-- Blueprint for a Safer Economy

Disaster Plan For Your Child Care Business

California Childcare Health Program Diaster:

This is a good time to develop or update the disaster plan for your child care business, especially as related to COVID-19.

We can help with technical assistance and resources for this!

The National Child Traumatic Stress Network:

Specific COVID guidance pdf:

For Families

Eureka City Assistance Fund Program Resources 

Please find the attachments for your review, and distribution should you have interested clientele. Attached are the following documents; AFP Guidelines, Power Point Presentation and Applications for the CV-19 Assistance Fund Program.


Note: Maximum Income limits are included in the Guidelines.

- Presentation

- Application 

- Guidelines 


COVID-19 Resources for Advocates Serving Older Adults


New App to Support Families During the Coronavirus Outbreak and Beyond

The Early Learning Lab just released Stay Play Grow, available at, a free app designed to support parents and caregivers during the coronavirus outbreak and beyond. The app is a one-stop source of quality, trusted resources curated to help families with children 0-5 make the most of their time together. 


The app offers resources in English and Spanish (under Recursos en Español) on children’s learning and development, including simple activities to help children learn through play at home; self-care strategies; how to get help meeting basic needs including food, shelter, diapers, and more; and health & safety resources, including how to talk to children about the ongoing health pandemic and racial inequality crisis.

Download Stay Play Grow today from the Apple App Store at and Google Play Store at


Changing Tides Family Resources

Want to build a fort with your kids? Ikea has guides for that!

Child360 is excited to announce the launch of a digital series to help you innovate learning at home with your child: Home Grown with Child360. We tapped into the great minds of our child development experts to help you (parents) take everyday moments and turn them into creative ways to support your child’s development and learn together! Every day of the week has its own dedicated theme, paired with hands-on activities designed to be fun, educational, and capture your child’s imagination.

California Coronavirus (COVID-19) Response - continually updating webpage with resources, executive orders, and information - link to state-wide information on licensed childcare providers that are currently open including location, health and safety details, ages of children served, capacity, and hours of care

Humboldt County Office of Education Resources for Families

Humboldt County COVID-19 Resources

-- Oct. 20, 2020 - Coping with the Long-Term Effects of a Pandemic

--  October 12, 2020 - Up to Three Households Can Now Gather Under New State Guidance 

-- October 2, 2020 - Updated Travel Guidance: Both Destination and Activities Determine Risk

--Public Outdoor Playgrounds Allowed to Reopen September 29, 2020

-- HumCo Updated Facial Covering Order 09.01.20 *This supercedes/replaces the June 18, 2020 order*

-- August 31, 2020 - County to Implement State’s Business Reopening Framework Effective Immediately

-- Humboldt County Public Health Alert

-- Blanket Isolation and Quarantine Orders 

-- Small businesses eligible for up to $12,500 of local COVID-19 relief funding

This includes child care providers who own their own businesses; they just need to use a copy of their CCL license! This is a first come, first serve until the funds are exhausted. Please look through to see what they need and how it works. 

"The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors recently authorized a $3.289 million relief program for local small businesses that are affected by COVID-19 and have had their reopening plans approved by the county, and funding is now available. Small businesses can apply on the county’s website for grants ranging from $500 to $12,500 per business."

The county encourages these small business to submit applications for the Restart Grant (up to $500 of reimbursable costs related to drafting and submitting their reopening plan for the county, including any staff or admin costs to complete the plan, or hiring someone else to create it), and the Recovery Grant (up to $1,200 of reimbursable costs related to COVID, including PPE, rental assistance, equipment or environmental/building improvements to comply with quarantining, social distancing orders; wages for staff who were hired or had additional hours directly because of COVID, and other costs associated with hardships due to COVID-19 or complying with public health orders) 

  Facial Coverings and Children

If you are wondering about how to create your own face mask or one for a child over age 2, here are some links to a simple version of the hospital approved Olson Face Mask that is easy to make and comfortable to wear, with separate patterns for ages 2-5 (p.1) and ages 6-10 (p. 2) 

- Child pattern:

-Adult pattern: 

-Helpful video: 

-More information about the Olson Mask and why it is a good one:

The CA Department of Public Health

-- CA Department of Public Health: COVID 19 Update

-- COVID-19 and Reopening In-Person Learning Elementary Education Waiver Process

California Department of Public Health Schools Guidance FAQs


-Official Public Health Orders and Child Care Guidance for COVID-19 Updated 10.16.20


-Outdoor Playgrounds and other Outdoor Recreational Facilities 9.28.2020


-Guidance for Small Cohorts/Groups of Children and Youth 8.25.2020


-Providing Targeted, Specialized Support and Services at School 8.25.2020


-CDPH CAL-OSHA COVID guidance-schools UPDATED 8.3.2020


-CDPH CA Schools Reopening Recommendations 7.17.2020


California Department of Education

  • Information and resources regarding coronavirus (COVID-19) and California's response:COVID 19

Center for Disease Control (CDC) Resources


Resources for Learning and for Talking with Children about the Pandemic


For Child Care Providers

Child Care Provider Portal

Portal de Proveedores de Cuidado Infantil 

Changing Tides Family Resources

California Department of Education

Early Learning and Care Playbook  






California Coronavirus (COVID-19) Response - continually updating webpage with resources, executive orders, and information - link to state-wide information on licensed childcare providers that are currently open including location, health and safety details, ages of children served, capacity, and hours of care

California Child Care Resource & Referal Network - The R&R Network has COVID-19 resources families, child care providers, and businesses, including a provider FAQ, links to current and updated CDE Management Bulletins, CA Department of Social Services information, and other resources

North Coast Small Business Development Center - SBDC has information to help your child care business apply for aid and tools to navigate the COVID-19 pandemic

Your friends at Changing Tides Family Services

Community Care Licensing Division - Child Care Division

Please refer to the CDSS Community Care Licensing webpage for continually updating list of PINs, resources, and hot topics for evolving information about licensing and the response to the COVID-19 pandemic. In addition, CCLD has established a dedicated e-mail address to receive public inquiries related to CCLD-licensed facilities and Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). This e-mail address is:

--Parent Letter 7/29/2020

--CCL Provider Information Notices (PINS) and Hot Topics CCP

National Institute for Early Education Research

-State and City Response 


Resources from Child Care Aware® of America - Cornavirus Hub

Head Start - Responding to COVID-19 webpage

Disability Resources 

Mental and Behavioral Health