As local day care centers and schools close, many working adults, especially healthcare workers, first responders, or other essential personnel, are left without reliable child care. Christian ministries are stepping forward to fill this gap during the coronavirus pandemic. If your ministry has the desire and capability to help in this unique way, you should consider the following points to protect your people and the children in your care.
If other entities that are requesting this service from the church (i.e. healthcare organizations that need child care for children of workers), it is recommended that any contract executed between those parties include an indemnification and hold harmless clause in favor of the church, as well as obtaining a certificate of insurance.
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The information provided in this article is intended to be helpful, but it does not constitute legal advice and is not a substitute for the advice from a licensed attorney in your area. We strongly encourage you to regularly consult with a local attorney as part of your risk management program.
Posted March 30, 2020
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