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COVID-19 -- Child Care

The Department of Workforce Services continues to closely monitor the COVID-19 pandemic, under the direction of the Governor’s Office. Below you will find information and resources regarding our services and COVID-19. Please check back regularly as these resources will continually be updated.

Access available child care: For individuals who are working but do not fall under the category of essential employees as defined by One Utah Child Care, many Utah child care programs remain open and available with safety protocols in place to protect both the staff and children from the spread of COVID-19. Parents can find available providers at

One Utah Child Care

The closure of schools as part of the COVID-19 pandemic has created an increased need for child care in Utah. To meet the needs of essential employees in the public health and safety sectors during the COVID-19 pandemic, a free and temporary network of emergency child care programs has been established. To learn more about the One Utah Child Care program and who is qualified, please see the overview below. NOTE: As of May 18, 2020, registration to receive care through the One Utah Child Care system is closed. Additional enrollments will not be accepted from new families.

Utah Child Care Operations Grant

Summer 2020 Supplemental Grant