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Everyone Should Wear A Face Mask, Except Kids Under 2 (It's A Suffocation Risk)

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| According to the CDC, the state and Los Angeles County, everyone should put on some kind of cloth facial covering before heading outside to help stop the spread of COVID-19. But there's one important exception: small children.

'A New Industry Overnight': Early Education In A Distance Learning World


Teachers and parents are trying to bridge the gap between home and school for LA’s littlest learners.

150,000 Diapers Donated For Low-Income Families


Toilet paper and disinfectant wipes aren’t the only things hard to come by these days. Just ask any parent who’s struggling to find diapers and formula.

LA County Issues Guidance For Child Care Providers


No more “circle time” – that’s one of the guidelines the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health issued for early care and education providers who continue to operate during the COVID-19 outbreak.

'Essential' Child Care Workers Struggle To Balance Family Needs, Safety


Child care providers around the country have been hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic, with many facing closure even as others struggle to stay open.

Already On The Margins, Child Care Providers Look For Coronavirus Relief


Child care providers around the state are closing as parents whose jobs are deemed "non-essential" have been told to stay home with their kids to stop the spread of coronavirus.

Dear LAist: Will My Child's Day Care Center Or Preschool Close?


Amid school closures, LA child care providers have a lot of questions and few answers.

The State Is Expanding Childcare Capacity -- But Will Providers Stay Open?


Now that schools are closed, the state agency that licenses childcare providers is expanding the ability to provide care. But some providers are questioning whether they should take on more kids, or even stay open at all.