Washington Coronavirus Resources

Family Education & Support Services is closely monitoring the COVID-19 Coronavirus. Below is a list of carefully selected, up-to-date resources for Washington parents. For the latest updates on Coronavirus or the flu, please visit the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) website or the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) website.

 Washington Coverage

County Coverage – South Puget Sound

Information for Parents

Food Services

Child Care during Extended School Closures

Note: Health officials have shared some health social distancing tips for families who might need to share childcare at home or want to arrange playdates or other outings for students of ages during the closure. The information on the Seattle & King-County Public Health webpage includes best practices for social distancing in these situations.

Cleaning and Sanitation Tips

Parent Ideas & Resources…  (more ideas on our facebook page)

  • Pick-up a Free Family Fun Bag
    • Family Education & Support Services – Tumwater Location (6840 Capitol Blvd SE, Bld. 3; Tumwater)
    • Monday – Friday (10 AM – 2 PM); Starting Tuesday, March 17, 2020
  • Map your days: (here is one idea)
    • Breakfast – 10 AM: Play Inside
    • 10 AM – Noon: Group Project (art, cooking, puzzles, craft kit)
    • Noon – 12:30 PM: Lunch
    • 12:30 – 2:30 PM: Alone Time for Everyone (books, educational activity/tablet, coloring, craft, nap)
    • 2:30 – 4:30 PM: Outside Play (backyard, neighborhood park, city park, etc.)
    • 4:30 – Dinner: Regroup Time (TV, Books, Games, Toys, etc.)
  • READ
  • Get together for board and family games
  • Indoor Scavenger hunt
  • Useful Resources