Child care services are now available for parents who are essential workers in health care, government and public safety during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Child care services are now available for parents who are essential workers in health care, government and public safety during the coronavirus pandemic.


The cost is $16 per day, with meals included, for children ages 6 to 14. The hours are 6:45 a.m to 7:15 p.m. at three sites:


• The Boys and Girls Clubs of West Alabama Jaycee Park unit, 2201 Alberta Parkway


• The YMCA of Tuscaloosa’s downtown branch, 2300 13th St.


• The YMCA’s Benjamin Barnes Branch, 2939 18th St.


The services include a full day of academic, social and recreational programming.


Each site will have enhanced health, safety and cleaning protocols that comply with Centers for Disease Control guidelines.


To register, call the Boys and Girls Club of West Alabama at 205-553-3838 or the YMCA at 205-345-9622.


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