Child care


Child care providers may reopen provided the following guidelines are met and followed:

Child care providers should review Operating Schools During COVID-19: CDC's Considerations, issued by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Supplemental Guidance for Child Care, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Positive COVID-19 Cases

Child care facilities are required under Maryland Annotated Code Health General 18-202 and COMAR to immediately report any positive COVID-19 cases (among children, staff, or administration) to Montgomery County’s Disease Control Team at 240-777-1755.

The information provided is confidential. Failure to provide this information is a misdemeanor.

Response to a Laboratory Confirmed Case of COVID-19 and Persons with COVID-19-like Illness in Schools and Decision Aid (PDF), Maryland Department of Health and State Department of Education