Home day care providers in and around the Tri-Cities have been alerting parents about a 1 day closure on August 1st. The one day closure is in protest to new rules and regulations being imposed by the state of Washington.

New rules and regulations which go into effect beginning August 1st and cover such topics as hygiene,proper furniture,handbboks etc...

Some daycare providers feel the new rules may put them out of business or be fined if they do not align with the new policies