At Childrens Lighthouse Early Learning Schools, the safety your children and our staff is priority #1. As concerns around novel coronavirus (COVID-19) spread across the country, we have continued to monitor updates from the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention
and the World Health Organization
to ensure we continue to provide a safe & healthy environment.
As we know there are many questions relating to Childrens Lighthouse and childcare during this time, below are a few FAQs to help you. Should you have additional questions, please reach out to your local Childrens Lighthouse school.Are Childrens Lighthouse schools closing due to the outbreak of COVID-19?
Childrens Lighthouse schools will remain open unless required to close by any government agency with authority to do so. Childcare is deemed an essential business, Childrens Lighthouse schools will continue to operate to support local communities during this very difficult time.Will operating hours change at any Childrens Lighthouse school?
Each Childrens Lighthouse school is individually owned and operated and sets its own hours. Each school will do everything in its power to remain open, but in compliance with any mandated regulations. Please click here to find your nearest schools current hours. https://childrenslighthouse.com/find-a-daycareWhat should I do if I think I, my child, or anyone else close to me has COVID-19?
If you believe that you are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 or have been exposed to the novel coronavirus, please contact your primary care doctor or an urgent care clinic. If symptoms exist and you are in need of childcare, please inform your local Childrens Lighthouse so they can take the necessary and appropriate actions with their school. Symptoms of the virus, according to the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention
can include the following:
What is Childrens Lighthouse doing to implement social distancing in schools?
- Shortness of Breath
We have implemented multiple social distancing strategies including cancelling field trips and family gatherings, increasing the space between children at table and while sleeping on cots, reducing movement of children and teachers throughout the school, avoiding mixing children in common spaces at the same time, and restricting nonessential visitors and personnel.Are Childrens Lighthouse schools sanitizing throughout the school more frequently?
Yes, per local health departments and guidelines, all Childrens Lighthouse schools will be fully sanitize in accordance to those regulations. What if a Director, Teacher or other staff believes they are sick from COVID-19? Will the school remain open?
In the event any staff member exhibits symptoms, they will be required to stay home from work. If any COVID-19 tests come back positive, the school will notify all parents.