Free childcare offered for New Mexicans getting vaccinated, recovering from vaccination


SANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) – The New Mexico Early Childhood Education & Care Department has announced that two of the largest childcare providers in the state are offering free child care to parents and caregivers getting vaccinated against COVID-19 or are recovering from vaccination. This offer is available now through July.

In a press release from the department, KinderCare and La Petite Academy will be offering free drop-in appointments to those who need childcare support in order to get vaccinated or are recovering from vaccination side effects. The free child care initiative is part of a nationwide vaccine incentive program.

KinderCare has four locations in Albuquerque while La Petite Academy has 14 locations in Albuquerque, Rio Rancho, Bernalillo, and Santa Fe.

Parents and caregivers can make a drop-in appointment at a New Mexico KinderCare or La Petite Academy location by doing the following:

KinderCare will be offering the incentive until July 2 while Learning Care Group, which operates La Petite Academy will offer it until July 4.

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