COVID-19: The Impact & Resource Tools
Hands of Opportunity/RCOC Offers Critical Child Care for Emergency Responders
RACINE – Child care is an important piece of our state’s response to the COVID-19 crisis. As essential employees are called into action, HANDS OF OPPORTUNITY/RCOC is providing safe, quality child care for the children of healthcare workers and essential first responders, ensuring they can dedicate themselves to the needs of our community.
Hands of Opportunity/RCOC is committed to taking the necessary additional precautions to keep children safe, while continuing to provide an enriching learning environment to meet the overall well-being of children and their families. The following special safety precautions have been implemented:
- Limiting access to our program including staggered arrival and pick up times for families with drop off and pick up outside of the program
- Health screening upon entry for children and staff
- Social distancing within activities and groups
- Increased sanitation and hygiene practices
HANDS OF OPPORTUNITY/RCOC is prioritizing the needs of healthcare provider families, followed by other essential workforce families. During this time of uncertainty, giving these families stable child care eases the burden they face day in and out. Families can register their children by MICHELLE BEEGLE (262-554-6515).