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COVID-19 Guidelines for Early Care and Education Programs
language English, Spanish

Course Learning Objectives

After completing this course you will be able to:
  • Identify symptoms of COVID-19 and ways that it is spread
  • Recognize behaviors that foster wellness and maintenance of a healthy learning environment
  • Identify appropriate action to prevent the spread of COVID-19 after a positive test in your child care setting


schedule 1 Hour
star_outline 0.10 CEUs
computer 1 year unlimited access
verified_user Certificate of completion
face Early childhood training approval


Understanding how to keep children and the staff who care for them healthy is an essential part of providing high-quality learning environments. This one-hour course provides an overview of how to protect children and yourself against infectious diseases and in particular, COVID-19. The content includes information on common childhood illnesses with a concentration on COVID-19. We look at how to prevent the spread through best practices in hygiene and cleaning guidelines, proper handling, operating procedures, and disposal of hazardous materials and bio-contaminants. Note: This course is not approved for state credit in Maryland or Pennsylvania. Ohio considered “non-OA” not approved for annual training hours and “Step Up to Quality” training, only for licensing credit and CEUs. This one-hour course is not available in Minnesota or Montana as they only accept two-hour trainings.