DES MOINES, Iowa - An online map of Iowa childcare providers is now up and running.
The interactive map shows providers across the state, and includes the real-time availability of childcare at each facility.
Governor Reynold’s announced the importance of childcare availability for essential workers earlier this week.
The online map is available at the Department of Human Services new COVID-19 website.
The "virtual assistant" found on many state of Iowa websites has also been updated with new information concerning Covid-19. The red chat bot icon is in the bottom left corner of the Iowa.gov website. It's been updated to help handle coronavirus questions to make it easier to locate Iowa specific information.