Child care options available for pandemic essential personnel


JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (WJHL) The state of Tennessee will offer summer childcare assistance to those on the front-line employees of the Covid-19 pandemic.

The Tennessee Department of Human Services announced it will help parents pay for their children to attend a T-D-H-S licensed childcare facility.

The Covid-19 Essential Employee Child Care Payment Assistance Program will also give essential workers the option to send their children to a Boys and Girls Club or YMCA program for free this summer.

Those that can apply include employees of grocery stores , health care employees, first responders, postal workers and transportation employees.

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