COVID-19 Resources for Providers

Resources for Providers:

  1. Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) COVID-19 Guidelines 
  2. Alabama Department of Human Resources COVID-19 Guidelines
  3. Alabama Department of Public Health COVID-19 Resources
  4. Forgivable Loans for Child Care Providers Through the CARES Act Fact Sheet
  5. COVID-19 Impact on Child Care Survey
  6. Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Information Sheet: Borrowers
  7. CDC Supplemental Guidance for Child Care Programs That Remain Open
  8. Adverse Childhood Experiences Resources
  9. Coloring Book: Helping Kids through the Coronavirus Crisis
  10. The US Chamber of Commerce has a small business guide to help small businesses access financial assistance through the CARES Act. It can be found at: 
  11. Center for the Child Development, Harvard University News: The Brain Architects podcast episode 1, new workshop opportunities, and more!
  12. Cash Options for Providers and CCR&RS during the Coronavirus Pandemic
  13. Scholarship Opportunity for High School CTE Teachers and Family Child Care Providers
  14. A Guide to COVID-19 and Early Childhood Development
  15. Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) Discretionary Funds Appropriated in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act)
  16. Business Rights + COVID-19
  17. Becker’s Early Childhood Free Webinar
  18. COVID-19 Financial Relief Resources for Early Care and Education Workers
  19. NAEYC SBA Loans FAQs and Resources
  20. Tuscaloosa Chamber Reopen Alabama Resource Guide
  21. Voters Agree: Child Care is Essential
  22. Free COVID-19 Flyers and Handouts
  23. Strengths-Based Practice in Troubled Times
  24. Child Care Relief
  25. Talk, Read, and Play en espanol!
  26. Yale School of Medicine Survey of Child Care Providers
  27. Day Cares Struggle to Open as Alabama Parents Keep Kids at Home
  28. NAEYC Virtual Institute
  29. Coronavirus Resources for Child Care Providers
  30. Comcast Offering Free Pubic WiFi through End of 2020
  31. Public Health Guidance for Reopening
  32. Alabama’s COVID-19 Risk Indicator Dashboard
  33. DHR Temporary Assistance for Stabilizing Child Care Grant Application Guidance
  34. DHR Temporary Assistance for Stabilizing Child Care Grant Application
  35. STAARS Registration Information
  36. From Surviving to Thriving: Creating a Way Forward in Challenging Times
  37. DHR & VOICES Webinar on How to Navigate the Temporary Assistance for Stabilizing Child Care Grant Application
  38. Alabama Standards for Early Learning and Development
  39. Guidelines for Child Day Care Facilities
  40. FDA Warns Consumers of Risk of Methanol Contamination in Certain Hand Sanitizers
  41. Starting at Zero: Virtual Premier and Panel Discussion
  42. The Emergency Child Care & Technical Assistance Center
  43. Whether to Close or Stay Open: One of the Hardest Decisions in Child Care
  44. COVID-19 Quick Response Grant Winners
  45. ADPH Back to School Toolkit
  46. NAEYC Back to School: Supporting Families and Teachers through Change, Virtual Learning, and Reopening Schools
  47. COVID-19 and Early Care and Education: Considerations Before Reopening
  48. Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center COVID-19 Resources
  49. COVID-19 Vaccination Survey for Child Care Providers
  50. Coronavirus Resources for Child Care Providers | Committee for Economic Development of The Conference Board
  51. Guidance for Operating Child Care Programs during COVID-19
  52. CDC Toolkits for Child Care Programs


  1. Read Right from the Start Special Incentive for Completing Online Training
  2. Nutrition and Physical Activity Self-Assessment for Child Care (Go NAPSACC assessments and training modules- use this code to register child care programs: RTHNVAVP)
  3. Better Kid Care has Numerous Trainings Focused on Child Care that can be taken for Free ($5.00 if certificate is needed)
  4. Texas A&M Child Care Training Courses
  5. CDC’s Adverse Childhood Experiences training modules (resources and online training)
  6. Child Development
  7. ADPH Training Center (multiple health topics)
  8. Strengthening Families: Scroll to bottom of page where the Protective Factors are listed and create an account. Be sure to choose the free course. You will receive a certificate of completion just not CEU’s.
  9. Developmental Milestones: Watch Me! Celebrating Milestones and Sharing Concerns: Certificate will be provided after quizzes on developmental milestones are completed.
  10. Quorum
  11. Adverse Childhood Experiences Online Learning
  12. Columbus Technical College Free Professional Development Classes
  13. EarlyEdU Highlight Webinar: Using Interactive Media in Early Learning
  14. Emergency Child Care Webinar Series: Health Guidance (posted 4/17/2020)
  15. Emergency Child Care Webinar Series: Child Development (posted 4/17/2020)
  16. Resources for Emergency Child Care Providers (supplement to webinar series)
  17. Free Leadership Class Offered by Troy University
  18. Breastfeeding Friendly Child Care Training