Updated May 2022
The COVID-19 pandemic spurred a dramatic shift in the child care landscape that began in March 2020, when many child care businesses were forced to temporarily close. Some closed permanently.
As you will see in our newest trend report, the vast majority of child care centers have reopened. But the struggle to bounce back has been a roller coaster ride and the virus remains a cause for concern. That’s why it remains crucial for child care industry professionals to monitor attendance rates and trends of today -- in addition to the challenges of maintaining enrollment, staffing has also evolved into one of the most significant challenges for child care owners and operators.
With over 37,000 customers, Procare Solutions, the leader in child care management software, can offer an important and unique perspective on the recovering state of the child care industry. In this report, Procare provides data showing the impact of COVID-19 on trends in attendance at child care centers, including a recent stabilization.