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February 11, 2021

Parent Town Hall On COVID Safety (Virtual)

Thursday, 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm Free

Are you ready to send your children back to child care, but have questions about COVID-19 precautions? Attend “Going Back to Child Care: Parent Town Hall on COVID Safety” to learn the facts so you can make the right decision for yourself and your family.


The goal of this Town Hall is to provide families with information (and reassurance) about returning to child care during the COVID-19 pandemic. Parents and caregivers are encouraged to submit their questions about going back to child care as it relates to COVID-19 safety. Questions will be accepted through Monday, February 8 at 5 p.m. If you miss that deadline, you can submit your questions live during the event.

Featured Presenters

The Town Hall will feature the following presenters:

    • Gail Carter-Hamilton, MSN, RN, CSN – Pediatric Resource Manager, Philadelphia Department of Public Health
    • Tanya Dhingra, MPH – Pediatric Resource Coordinator, Philadelphia Department of Public Health
    • Dr. Susan Coffin, MD, MPH – CHOP Policy Lab
    • Julianne Burns, MD, MSCE, Medical Specialist, COVID-19 Immunization Program, Division of Disease Control, Philadelphia Department of Public Health
    • Nicole Spector, MSN, CRNP, Covid-19 Immunization Program Nurse Practitioner, Division of Disease Control, Philadelphia Department of Public Health
    • Sean Perkins, Chief of Early Childhood Education, Philadelphia Office of Children and Families
    • Diane Getzinger, Assistant Director of Provider/STARS, ELRC Region 18, Philadelphia County
    • Michelle Linder-Coates, Executive Director, Office of Early Childhood, School District of Philadelphia
    • Mai Miksic, Early Childhood Policy Director, Public Citizens for Children and Youth


This event will take place virtually on Zoom and Facebook Live. To register and submit your question, complete the online registration form. To watch live on Facebook, visit the Public Citizens for Children and Youth (PCCY) Facebook page.

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February 11, 2021
5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
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