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Daycare for children of first responders to open Monday

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Posted at 1:10 PM, Mar 27, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-27 13:59:03-04

BALTIMORE — With Governor Larry Hogan ordering all child day cares to shutdown amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, some area schools are opening their doors to take care of those children of first responders and essential personnel working on the front lines to contain the virus.

On Monday, the Maryland School for the Blind will open as a daycare center for children of Maryland’s first responders and essential personnel.

The Pre-School and Early Learning Center, on the campus at 3501Taylor Avenue in northeast Baltimore, will be used for the daycare center which will be open Monday through Friday from 6:00 am to 6:30 pm.

Children ages 4-12, can attend at no cost.

The daycare will be operated by school staff who volunteered to be part of the daycare. To register, click here.

Also on Monday, Anne Arundel County's South County Recreation Center and North Arundel Aquatic Center will open to watch children of first responders, while on Tuesday the Arundel Olympic Swim Center in Annapolis will open. Registration is open as of noon on Friday.

All Maryland Public schools are closed through at least April 24.

Here is a full list of day cares open for children of first responders.