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“When COVID hit, we put together a child care response team as soon as it started,” Thompson said. “Parents who were essential workers needed child care to go to work. We thought we were going to have to tackle it, but the state did it for us.”
To support its struggling local child care industry, Adams County allocated $1 million in federal CARES Act funds to keep them afloat as cases of coronavirus have steadily increased during the fall.