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Guidelines, Information and Strategies for Reopening:
State of New Mexico: All Together New Mexico: Covid-Safe Practices for Individuals and Employers
New Mexico Governor's Guidance for Summer Youth Programs
CDC Guidelines for Reopening Schools: CDC Activities and Initiatives Supporting the COVID-19 Response and the President’s Plan for Opening America Up Again see pages 40-48 or Interim Guidance for Childcare Programs, Schools and Day Camps
American Camp Association: Camp Operations Guide for Summer 2020
Learning Policy Institute: Reopening Schools in the Context of Covid-19: Health and Safety Guidelines from Other Countries
Childcare Provider Information:
Health and Safety Guidance for New Mexico Child Care Centers and Early Childhood Professionals - Click HERE for the latest guidance to child care providers from NM CYFD and DOH.
How to become an emergency childcare provider: Information HERE about how to become an emergency childcare provider.
Guidance for Childcare Programs that Remain Open: Click HERE for more information and resources from the CDC.
National Summer Learning Association (NSLA): Key questions for stakeholders to consider in planning for summer and continuous learning. HERE
Childcare Provider Availability Survey: If you are a childcare provider, please take this online survey to update your availability information with CYFD.
NMOST OST/Childcare Survey: NMOST wants to understand the situation facing OST/Daycare programs and organizations during the outbreak. Will will be compiling information, stories, questions, needs and concerns to report back to policy makers and state agencies. Complete the survey here.
Interim Guidance for Administrators of US K-12 Schools and Childcare Programs: https://www.cdc.gov/
Environmental Cleaning and Disinfection Recommendations: https://www.cdc.gov/
Childcare Provider Supply Request: Starting Monday child care programs can complete a webform at www.newmexicokids.org detailing the food and cleaning supplies the programs need to serve children and families. The governor’s office, along with various partners, is coordinating food and supply deliveries across the state. Programs asking about supply needs can also email at firstname.lastname@example.org to inform the Early Childhood Education and Care Department. Child care centers can also call 833-551-0518 if professional cleaning support is needed. There are also two Facebook pages for different regions in use. Vendors and providers are both posting to these sites. They are NM Child Care Resources Central Region and Childcare Resources SW Region. In most cases, supply requests can be filled within 2-48 hours. If needed supplies are not available, information on alternative sources can also be provided.
Daily Call-in for Childcare Providers: Early Childhood Education and Care Department Secretary Elizabeth Groginsky will host daily calls with childcare providers starting Monday for daily technical assistance and support. Providers can also call the resource and referral line at 800-691-9067 or email email@example.com. Frequent updates will be provided on www.newmexicokids.org.
CYFD also has information here: "New Mexico Expands Child Care Eligibility, Guarantees Payments for Child Care Providers During Public Health Emergency."
Afterschool Alliance FAQ page with Considerations for the Afterschool Field.
Partnership for Community Action - resource listing, including information for childcare providers in English & Spanish
Small Business and Non-profit Financial Support Information:
New Mexico Small Business Development Center: Click here to visit their resource page NOTE: NMSBDC is offering 1:1 counseling to small business owners, as well as weekly training sessions. Go to their web site and click either Covid-19 Counseling or Covid-19 Training
Small Business Owner's Guide to the CARES Act: Click here for a downloadable PDF of the guidelines on how to engage with funding for small business in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act recently passed by congress.
CARES Act Summary and Links (provided by Senator Martin Heinrich's Staff): Click here to see a downloadable version of the summary document
New Mexico Economic Development Department: Click here to visit the state-level resource page This is the recommended starting point for information about the following and more...
City of Albuquerque Business and Organization Resources: Click here to visit the city's resource page.
Information to provide to employees regarding unemployment from the Department of Workforce Solutions:
Questions and claims for unemployment benefits may be made through Workforce Solutions. Call 1-877-664-6984 or go to www.jobs.state.nm.us