Message from DCYF Secretary Hunter: Child Care COVID-19 Update

March 30, 2020
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In this recent video, DCYF Secretary Ross Hunter extends his gratitude for your continued dedication to the children and families in our state as we live through the COVID-19 pandemic. He also addresses Governor Inslee's recent "Stay Home, Stay Healthy" order and what it means for essential workers like you. 

Please continue to follow our COVID-19 Updates webpage for guidance, resources and answers to frequently asked questions. 

Submit any concerns or questions to us by emailing This inbox is monitored daily and responses will be added to this website. 

If you have specific questions that cannot be answered by these resources, visit the DOH website or call the public call center at 1-800-525-0127.

Watch the Video