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YMCA offers child care for medical community, essential employees

YMCA Adapts to Help Essential Employees and First Responders
YMCA Adapts to Help Essential Employees and First Responders

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The First Coast YMCA is opening six branches across Northeast Florida to provide childcare for medical personnel, essential employees and first responders.

Cost per week (5 days) is $120 for Y members and $150 for non-members. Financial assistance is available for families who qualify.

Current sites:

  • Barco-Newton Family YMCA (Fleming Island)
  • Dye Clay Family YMCA (Orange Park)
  • duPont YMCA Youth Development Campus (Baymeadows)
  • Flagler Center YMCA (Bartram Park)
  • Flagler Health+ Village YMCA (Northwest St. Johns County)
  • Ponte Vedra YMCA (Ponte Vedra)

Additional details:

  • Children ages 5-12 from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
  • Free WiFI and help with online learning
  • The YMCA is taking extra precautions at every site in order to keep kids and staff healthy and to decease the spread of COVID-19, including lowering the child to staff ratio, completing a daily health assessment and sanitation and cleaning services throughout the day.

We are offering child care to our health care community, members and participants in a very limited capacity at 6 locations across the First Coast. We are taking extra precautions to help decrease the spread of the Coronavirus.”

Visit FCYMCA.org for more details and to enroll online.

About the Author:

Carianne Luter is a social media producer for News4Jax and has worked at Channel 4 since December 2015. She graduated from the University of North Florida with a degree in communications.