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Community Assistance Funding for COVID-19

As the COVID-19 pandemic evolves, communities across Nebraska are responding on the local level through creation of community-driven programs for families, businesses and nonprofits who are impacted. We're compiling a list of commuinty programs and will continue to update it as more programs are announced.

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April 02, 2020  |  Posted in

FAQ: Early Childhood Program Class Size during COVID-19

This following is our interpretation of the most recent information regarding class size currently available from State of Nebraska and federal sources. We encourage early childhood and child care providers to stay current with ongoing developments in their counties and municipalities by consulting Nebraska DHHS and your local health departments websites.  Read More

April 01, 2020  |  Posted in

COVID-19: State and national early childhood partner news

Check here for the latest news from FFN's state and national early childhood partners. Read More

April 01, 2020  |  Posted in General

COVID-19: State agency updates

Learn the latest news from Nebraska state agencies.  Read More

March 30, 2020  |  Posted in General

COVID-19: Updates from the Governor

Learn the latest news from Governor Pete Ricketts on the current public health emergency. Read More

March 30, 2020  |  Posted in General

COVID-19: Daily Digest

Read at a glance the latest news on COVID-19 and how it's impacting our state and federal government, child care providers, businesses and communities, parents and early childhood in Nebraska.  

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March 30, 2020  |  Posted in Legislation Research

First Five Nebraska Statement on Executive Order 20-08: Coronavirus—Expanding Access to Child Care

An Executive Order from the Nebraska’s Governor’s Office was formulated in an attempt to increase access to child care for parents in infrastructure-critical roles during the COVID-19 crisis by temporarily easing or suspending certain licensing and regulatory procedures governing child care. First Five Nebraska questions the solution the Order offers on two main points.  Read More

March 27, 2020  |  Posted in General

FAQ: Unemployment Benefits for Early Childhood Professionals during COVID-19

COVID-19 has put a profound strain on Nebraska's early childhood and child care professionals. We've compiled the latest information on state and federal unemployment insurance benefits to help early childhood professionals protect their financial security during this national crisis.  Read More

March 25, 2020  |  Posted in General

First Five Nebraska and partners submit policy recommendations to federal delegates

This week, First Five Nebraska and allies contacted Nebraska's federal delegates with policy proposals for financial lifelines that could help keep more of our state's child care programs viable in the months ahead. Read More

March 24, 2020  |  Posted in

COVID-19: Federal policy updates

Get the latest updates on federal policy that impacts children, families, businesses and commuduring COVID-19.  Read More

March 24, 2020  |  Posted in General
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