Liability Waivers and Communicable Disease Exclusion

Questions around liability are still being heard in provider groups. FCCAM has posted on liability waivers and has samples on handbook language available in our Business Toolkit and COVID-19 sections found in the Top Menu. Here is a recent posting by Tom Copeland on the question. We've pulled the following information from that post, as …

Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA)

Applications for PUA will open on Friday, May 1. 4/28/2020: Department of Labor to Accept Pandemic Unemployment Assistance Applications May 1 Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA), created through the federal CARES Act, provides unemployment coverage for self-employed family child care providers. PUA will provide up to 39 weeks of benefits through December 26, 2020. Expanded coverage under …

Latest Information on COVID-19 for Maine’s Child Care Providers

FCCAM has received many emails and messages about the topic of payments while being closed. We hope this statement from the Attorney General helps provide you guidance with making decisions for your business moving forward.  The Maine Attorney General has released a new statement on Child Care Providers Closing and Family Payments - 3/19/2020 "The Office of the …

Managing an Infectious Disease as a Child Care Provider

This post is in response to questions that are being asked by providers around Maine in regards to the Coronavirus. We have gathered resources from a variety of respected organizations that have access to professionals, specialists and research around health and safety. All information shared on this site is done so to allow providers to …