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Latest news regarding COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

March 30, 2021 – Due to our amazing families and teachers who are carefully following all public health protocols, LPC has been covid-free (knock on wood) since reopening!

July 6 – LPC reopens! Everyone is thrilled to be back together again. The primary goal is keeping the LPC community safe and healthy, and many changes have been made to fully comply with all COVID-19 specific requirements for health and safety as mandated by the MA Department of Early Education and Care (EEC).

June 1 – Massachusetts releases its health and safety requirements that apply to the reopening of all child care programs. LPC gets to work preparing plans to reopen!

May 2 – LPC receives approval for the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan under the CARES Act.

April 21 – Governor Baker announces that non-emergency child care programs will remain closed until June 29.

Mar 27 –  The CARES Act stimulus plan passes and becomes law. Chris meets with Citizens Bank and confirms they are participating in the program. The Board of Directors virtually meet over the weekend to discuss and await further details from the bank as they unfold.

Mar 25 – Governor Baker extends school closures until May 4.

Mar 19 – The Board of Directors votes to reduce tuition payment for April and confirms any payments during the closure will be tax deductible. As government support options or other cost-reduction measures become clear, the Board is committed to passing the savings directly on to parents as further tuition reduction. Relief planning will continue over the upcoming weekend. 

Mar 18 – Governor Baker issues an Executive Order requiring all early education centers and family childcare providers to close, starting Monday March 23. No change to LPC’s closure policy. 

Mar 15 – Gov. Charlie Baker has announced all public and private K-12 schools in Massachusetts will be closed for 3 weeks due to the coronavirus crisis. LPC’s Board of Directors is continuing to follow the same guidance received by Lexington Public Schools in order to slow down the spread of the virus and keep our families and teachers safe and healthy. Closures will remain through April 6. 

Mar 12, 2020The Board of Directors votes to close LPC at 1:00pm, following the closures of Lexington Public Schools and neighboring districts, and will remain closed until the schools reopen (at least through Mar 27).