Business Policies and Human Resources

CA COVID19.CA.GOV – For ALL: Essential Workforce

The State Public Health Officer has designated the following list of Essential Critical Infrastructure Workers to help state, local, tribal, and industry partners as they work to protect communities, while ensuring continuity of functions critical to public health and safety, as well as economic and national security. Child Care and Family Child Care Providers are located in # 8 Govt. Operations & Community Based Essential Functions and #13 Industrial, Commercial, Residential and Sheltering Facilities See the Sector Index.

Child Care Law Center

The Child Care Law Center offers support for child care providers on every aspect of running a small or large child care business. They offer resources for providers, parents, city planners and landlords.
The Child Care Law Center has a helpful document for family child care providers: Questions and Answers About the Impact of the Coronavirus on Family Child Care in California, along with other helpful updates. For more information contact the CCLC at 213-385-2977 or visit their website.

Cal/OSHA Emergency Regulation – COVID-19 Prevention – NEW November 30, 2020

COVID-19 Prevention – GENERAL INDUSTRY SAFETY ORDERS, New Sections 3205, 3205.1, 3205.2, 3205.3 and 3205.4

The flowchart here captures the new OSHA requirements in a decision tree.

Santa Cruz County Office of Education – Reopening Framework for Schools of Santa Cruz County

The purpose of this document is to provide guidelines to Santa Cruz County educational institutions to assist with planning and facilitation of a safe return to site-based classroom instruction for the fall 2020-2021 school year. This document is intended to be applicable to all K-12 schools, public or private, throughout Santa Cruz County. The document has been designed to minimize risks to students and staff while maximizing flexibility to teachers, administrators, and support staff to create learning environments that meet the unique needs of students. View the Framework.

California Department of Social Services – Community Care Licensing – Provider Information Notices (PIN)

Child care providers can access up to date information on statewide waivers and other important information about licensing requirements due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and changes in child care regulations. For up to date informationvisit their website.

Santa Cruz County Workforce Development – COVID-19 Resources for Businesses and Workers