COVID-19 Update 3/14/2020

DISCLAIMER: This one of many regular updates that ELCMC is providing. This posting exists to make previous updates more easily accessible, so some information provided may now be outdated.

COVID-19 ELCMC Guidance 3.14.2020

6M-8.204 VPK Attendance Policy – Emergency Closures (5)

6M-4.501 – SR Emergency Closure (5)

Good Afternoon Providers,

Please find attached a detailed update on the COVID-19 Virus impacting us. You can expect a daily update by email from the ELCMC team by 5pm, Monday through Friday – or as breaking news is released.

As of the release of this notice, ELCMC is NOT planning to close our office.

Private childcare businesses who choose to close at this time will not qualify

for reimbursement under the school readiness program emergency closure


Private childcare business who remain open should operate as they would on

a typical day. Typical attendance tracking (sign in/out sheets and attendance

rosters) should be maintained and submitted during appropriate times as


If you are planning to close, please respond to this email with the following information:

Site Name:

Closure Dates:

Anticipated Reopening:

Please let me know if you have any additional questions.

Thank you,

Elizabeth Deola

Chief Program Officer

2300 SW 17th Rd

Ocala, FL 34471

Telephone: (352) 369-2315 ext. 234  Fax: (352) 369-2308

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ELCMC hours of operation are: Monday-Thursday 7:00 AM- 5:00 PM and Friday 7:00 AM – 3:30 PM

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