COVID-19 Pandemic Info
Reminder: No visitors are allowed inside our Centre at this time.
April 2021: No changes to our current regulations. Masks are still mandatory for staff, parents, and children in grade 4 and older.
Nov. 9 & 20, 2020: Southern Health, Code Red - no new changes for our facility.
Nov.2, 2020: Southern Health, Code Orange - nothing changes for our facility under Code Orange. Our staff and parents will continue the use of masks while inside our building and we continue to follow the guidelines for our sector as issued by Public Health and the Dept. of Families.
Sept. 18, 2020:
KSC's Pandemic Plan has been updated. See the link below under resources.
Sept. 7, 2020 - UPDATE: Nursery School is starting on Sept. 9, 2020. New/updated COVID Policies have been sent out.
Summer 2020 - Awarded $5500 ECSF Grant:
The Kiddie Sunshine Centre Inc. is supported by the Government of Canada’s Emergency Community Support Fund and Altona Community Foundation. THANK YOU!! We have been able to enhance our School Age Program/Curriculum at our Centre.
Aug. 13, 2020 - Nursery School Update:
We have been given the green light to operate Nursery School while following the Government Pandemic Regulations given to childcare centres. If you are interested in sending your child to Nursery School for the Sept-Dec. 2020 Fall Session, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org expressing your interest before Thurs., August 20, 2020. Once we have more information, we will send you an update.
July 6, 2020 - UPDATE: We will be open to a maximum of 30 children. Temporary Childcare Service will end on August 28, 2020. Things are still not "normal" and we continue to follow the guidelines provided by Dr Brent Roussin for the Childcare Sector. Please contact the Centre if you have any questions!
**Note regarding Nursery School** The Manitoba and Early Learning Child Care has still not given any information in regards to when Nursery Schools will resume services. We will keep you updated with all information we receive.
MAY 13, 2020 - IMPORTANT UPDATE: We are now open in a limited capacity to all, not just for essential or critical service workers. Please see https://eswchildcare.ca/ for a list of open Child Care Centres in Manitoba or call 204-324-5369 for information regarding childcare throughout the summer.
May 11, 2020 - UPDATE: Effective Monday, May 11th, Kiddie Sunshine Centre will be re-opening in a limited capacity. Nursery School remains closed. Our services at this time will be childcare for critical or essential service workers (including those working from home). Please note, if you do not currently need care but have a regular spot at the Centre, you will NOT lose your space once we are fully reopened and everything returns to normal. Please see https://eswchildcare.ca/ for a list of open Child Care Centres in Manitoba or call 204-324-5369 for information.
APRIL 2, 2020 - UPDATE: The Manitoba Early Learning and Child Care has announced that the suspension of child care services will continue following the K-12 indefinite school suspensions. We currently do not have the staffing capabilities to be open for critical and essential service workers. We will continue to keep you updated and appreciate the patience and understanding during these uncertain times.
MARCH 17, 2020 - IMPORTANT UPDATE: The Manitoba Government announced today the closure of all Licensed Daycare Centres. As of right now, the closure will take place starting on Monday, March 23 until Friday, April 10, 2020. There will be no fees charged during the time of the closure. We will keep you updated on the situation over the next three weeks.
MARCH 15, 2020 - IMPORTANT UPDATE: Please be advised that effective immediately, our Nursery School program will be suspended. This is to support the provincial recommendations in regard to social distancing and for the protection of our staff and children. There will be no classes beginning March 16, 2020 until the reopening of the public school system.
We encourage any parents or caregivers who are able to keep their children at home to do so in an effort to self-isolate.
MARCH 13, 2020 - As you are all aware, the COVID-19 Pandemic has taken the world by storm. Please take the time to read our protocol for children and staff at Kiddie Sunshine Centre.