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COVID-19 Notices and Circulars

Archived Circulars

(All documents in PDF format unless otherwise stated)

Date Notice and Circulars
October 22, 2021 2020-189r(2) - COVID-19 - Pandemic Staffing Support Benefit
August 5, 2021 2021-44 - Upcoming Changes to Public Health Recommendations for ELCC
May 31, 2021 2021-27r - Parent Fee Support for Licensed Centres and Child Care Homes
May 26, 2021 2020-145r(2) - ELCC Practice Guide Update May 2021

2020-145r - ELCC Practice Guide May 2021
May 12, 2021 2021-27 - Parent Fee Support for Licensed Centres and Child Care Homes
April 13, 2021 2020-189(r) - Pandemic Staffing Support Benefit
February 11, 2021 2021-08 Reminder Regarding Pandemic Staffing Support Benefit
January 29, 2021 2021-01r Fast Pass rapid testing pilot program
December 16, 2020 2020-210 Child care centres encouraged to access no-cost lead testing for drinking water
December 11, 2020 2020-15 Manitoba Child Care Search pdf

2020-15 Circular Appendix
December 7, 2020 2020-13 Parent Advisory Committee – Early Learning and Child Care
December 2, 2020 2020-204 - Remote Learning Period for Schools Jan. 4 to 15, 2021 (optional for K-6)
December 2, 2020 2020-202 - Child Care Subsidy Program – Attendance and Funding
November 26, 2020 2020-197 - Sample Family Survey regarding Children of Critical Services Workers

Critical Services Worker Survey
November 26, 2020 2020-195 - Prioritizing Critical Service Workers
November 18, 2020 2020-189 - Pandemic Staffing Support Benefit
November 16, 2020 FastCare disposable medical masks
November 12, 2020 2020-190 - Public Health Announcement – Entire Province Moving to Code Red
November 12, 2020 2020-190 - Public Health Announcement – Entire Province Moving to Code Red - Attachment #4
November 12, 2020 2020-179 - Public Health Direction – Self-isolation (quarantine) - ELCC
November 6, 2020 2020-180 - After hours contact with ELCC facilities
November 4, 2020 2020-174 - Planning for a Critical (Red) Level under the Pandemic Response System in Early Learning and Child Care Facilities
November 4, 2020 2020-174 - Planning for a Critical (Red) Level under the Pandemic Response System in Early Learning and Child Care Facilities - attachment
November 4, 2020 2020-173r - Child care centre staff in Manitoba required to wear medical-grade masks
November 3, 2020 2020-173r - Letter from Dr. Roussin regarding wearing medical grade masks (PDF)
October 23, 2020 2020-170 - Continuing Health Management and PPE Direction in ELCC
October 16, 2020 2020-165 - Continuing Health Management and PPE Direction in ELCC
October 13, 2020 2020-159 - Child Care Subsidy Program – Orientation Sessions
September 28, 2020 2020-152 - Proactive and precautionary lead testing in child care centres
September 25, 2020 2020-151 - Public Health Directive for Winnipeg and Region
September 25, 2020 2020-145 - ELCC Practice Guide - UPDATE
September 2020 COVID-19: ELCC Practice Guide - UPDATED
September 21, 2020 2020-119 - Subsidy Orientations, Subsidy Funding and Attendance Reporting UPDATE

2020-144 - Letter to parents/guardians informing them of a confirmed positive case at an early learning and child care facility

Positive Case Letter template (Word)
September 18, 2020 2020-128 Prairie Mountain Health Region - Information for child care facilities Update
September 17, 2020 2020-143 Mask distribution for ELCC facilities
September 11, 2020 Mask Usage Poster (8.5 x 11)

Mask Usage Poster (11 x 17)
September 4, 2020 2020-138 Mask use for children in ELCC facilities (centres, nursery schools and family child care homes)
September 2, 2020 2020-136 Child Care Expansion Fund
August 27, 2020 2020-133 Update to Public Health direction mask use
August 26, 2020 2020-131 Mask Requirements
August 25, 2020 2020-123 ELCC: Guidelines for Schools and School-Located Child Care Centres

2020-123 ELCC: Guidelines for Schools and School-Located Child Care Centres attachment
August 11, 2020 2020-122 ELCC– Nursery School Services
August 10, 2020 2020-121 ELCC - Public Health Protocols
July 31, 2020 2020-118 ELCC K-12 Education Plan
July 15, 2020 2020-113 Annual Budget Submissions – Update

SUPPLEMENTARY BUDGET FORM (excel)
July 14, 2020 2020-104 Transportation in Early Learning and Child Care
July 13, 2020 2020-112 COVID-19 Guidance Documents from Public Health Agency of Canada
July 13, 2020 2020-111 Weekly Calls to Child Care Facilities
July 9, 2020 2020 109 Critical Services Guidelines – Child Care Facilities (other than Foster Homes) Licensing
July 8, 2020 2020-108 Screening Tools for Use in Child Care Facilities
July 6, 2020 2020-56 - Temporary Licensed Child Care Search Tool UPDATED
June 23, 2020 2020-101 Update to COVID-19 Communications Structure for the Early Learning and Child Care (ELCC) Program
June 23, 2020 2020-96 Temporary Child Care Services and Re-opening of Schools
June 20, 2020 2020-100 Facilities FAQ
June 20, 2020 2020-100 FAQ Families
June 18, 2020 2020-100 Phase 3 Child Care Re-Opening Considerations
June 11, 2020 2020-98 Continuing the Re-Opening of Child Care Services
May 27, 2020 2020-94 - Child Care - Phase Two Re-opening Program(s): Early Learning and Child Care
May 21, 2020 2020-86 - Temporary Child Care Services – UPDATE
May 19, 2020 2020-76 - Annual Budget Submissions Temporarily on "Pause"
May 13, 2020 2020-82 - Frequently Asked Questions about the Early Learning and Child Care Inclusion Support Program
May 5, 2020 2020-79 Child care centres in schools can stay open or re-open
April 29, 2020 2020-77 - Protocols for child care facilities unchanged by new re-opening plans
April 27, 2020 2020-69 - Federal COVID-19 measures relevant for early learning and child care
April 23, 2020 2020-31 - New practices to support the needs of child care centres
April 23, 2020 2020-55 - Food Handling in Child Care Facilities
April 22, 2020 2020-51 - Subsidy Orientations Postponed, Subsidy Funding and Attendance Reporting
April 16, 2020 2020-57 - Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Use in Child Care Facilities
April 9, 2020 2020-53 COVID-19 ELCC Practice Guidance

2020-54 - Winnipeg School Division Child Care Centres
April 6, 2020 2020-50 - Children Focused Resources for Parents and Caregivers

2020-48 - Cleaning Supplies and Personal Protective Equipment

2020-48 - Cleaning Supplies and Personal Protective Equipment Inventory Form Attachment (excel)
April 3, 2020 2020-46 - Matching Families with Licensed Child Care Spaces

2020-41 - Frequently Asked Questions from Early Learning and Child Care
April 1, 2020 2020-45 - Daily Protocols for Filling Available Child Care Space

2020-37 - Attendance Reporting During COVID-19 Response
March 31, 2020 2020-43 - Public Health Order Exclude Child Care Services
March 30, 2020 COVID-19: Practice Guidance Letter
April 9, 2020 COVID-19: Early Learning and Child Care
March 27, 2020 2020-40 - Parent Fees During COVID-19
March 24, 2020 COVID19: 2020-24 - Redirection of early learning and child care communication channels
March 24, 2020 2020-23 - Providing care for children of essential services workers
March 24, 2020 2020-22 - Incident Reporting and Notification of changes to programs and services

2020-22 - Attachment: Incident Reporting Form
March 21, 2020 2020-20 - Information Pertaining to COVID19 - Screening Questions