Monday, March 16, 2020
There continue to be rapid developments related to guidelines to help prevent the spread of the Coronavirus in our area. Children’s Friend is doing our best to stay on top of these latest developments and take appropriate action.
Thank you for your continued support of our most vulnerable children and families.
|Sunday, March 15, 2020
Per today’s request of the Governor, all classes at Children’s Friend are canceled from Monday, March 16th through Friday, March 20th. This updated closing includes Child Care and Full Day Full Year classes, in addition to Pre-K and Head Start.
The following Children’s Friend sites will be open at 8 a.m. on Monday, March 16th: Althea, Berkshire, Carter, Dean, Dexter, Friendship, Hartford, Independence Square, and Summer.
Friday, March 13, 2020
Dear members of our Children’s Friend family,
In these unsettling and rapidly changing times, I wanted to provide you with an update on the additional steps Children’s Friend is taking in response to the Coronavirus – 2019 (COVID-19):
As this situation continues to develop, we will take additional steps to best protect our children, families, staff, and the community overall.
Thank you for your support of our work, and let’s support each other through these trying times.
|With the continued spread of the Coronavirus throughout the world and in Rhode Island, Children’s Friend is proactively taking steps to help prevent the introduction and spread of Coronavirus-2019 (COVID-19) among our staff, children, and families, including:
The health and well-being of our children, families, and staff is our top priority. We urge our staff and families to stay informed of this developing situation. The Rhode Island Department of Health (https://health.ri.gov/) and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) (https://www.cdc.gov/) provide up-to-date information about prevention, symptoms, testing, and the current situation. We will keep you updated as guidance and recommendations are released.