An emergency rule for Child Day Care Operations related to the response to COVID-19 is now in effect. View the rule at §745.10001. Emergency Rule for Certain Day Care Operations in Response to COVID-19. This rule applies to:
- School-age programs
- Before and after-school programs
- Child-care centers
- Licensed child-care homes
- Registered child-care homes
The emergency rule is consistent with the guidance sent to all providers by email on March 16, 2020. The emergency rule is effective as of April 9, 2020. It remains in effect for up to 120 days or until the disaster declaration has been lifted or expires. The emergency rule will also appear in the April 24, 2020 issue of the Texas Register.