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Weather Policy
The Birth to Three program will close services under certain weather conditions.

  1. Home and Community-based Services
    1. Home and community-based services will be cancelled when the local school district has closed schools or stopped bus transportation due to the weather. Providers will not contact families under these circumstances. It will be understood that services are not being provided when the local schools are closed. School closings will be announced on local radio and television stations.
    2. Home and community-based services will be cancelled when county transportation is not being provided due to the weather. Providers will not contact families under these circumstances. It will be understood that services will be cancelled when county transportation is not in operation due to the weather. Cancellation of county transportation will be announced on local radio and television stations.
    3. When schools are open, and county transportation is operating, but an individual provider will not be providing services due to inclement weather, the provider will be responsible to contact families to cancel services. The provider will call the Birth to Three Center and leave a message that they will not be working due to the weather.
  2. Birth to Three Center-based Services
    DHHS Center-based services will be cancelled when the Elkhorn school district or its transportation is closed due to the weather. Parents do not need to contact providers under these circumstances. It will be understood that services at the Center will not be provided when the Elkhorn school district or its transportation is not in operation due to the weather. Elkhorn schools will announce their closing on local radio and television stations.
    1. Birth to Three Center-based services will be cancelled when county transportation is not being provided due to the weather. Parents do not need to contact providers under these circumstances. It will be understood that services will be cancelled when county transportation is not in operation due to the weather. Cancellation of county transportation will be announced on local radio and television stations.
    2. When Elkhorn schools are open and/or county transportation is operating, but an individual family will not attend Center-based services due to inclement weather, the parent will be responsible to contact providers to cancel services. Cancellation can be made by calling 262-741-3249 or 800-365-1587 (ask for Extension 3249) or TTY 262-742-3255 .The county will use the following radio and television stations to cancel transportation services:

WSJY 107.3 FM
WSLD 104.5 FM
WLKG 96.1 FM
WAUX 1550 AM
WTMJ 620 AM
WKTI 94.5 FM
Channel 4

 


 
 

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