Wirtzie’s Preschool and Child Care, located at Benevilla, 16752 N. Greasewood St., Surprise, will remain open during the COVID-19 pandemic to serve families and workers with young children who are first responders or in the healthcare and medical industry, the West Valley non-profit announced April 1.
Wirtzie’s enrollment is open 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. to children 6 weeks old to 12 years of age for first responders and health professionals on the front lines serving the community. Registration fees are being waived. Call 623-207-6022 or visit www.Wirtzies.org.
“Wirtzie’s is implementing stringent protocols to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus,” Wirtzie’s director of child development Kresta Horn stated in a news release. “These protocols include restricting access to the building to non-essential personnel, daily temperature testing for all children arriving for the program, limiting the number of children and employees who can be in a single room together as well as advanced cleaning and sanitizing precautions.”
Wirtzie’s Preschool and Child Care is a DES-certified provider. The program is licensed, nationally accredited and is a highly rated “Quality First” Center by First Things First of Arizona. Wirtzie’s has received a 4-Star Rating from Quality First, which indicates that Wirtzie’s Preschool and Child Care exceeds quality standards.
Wirtzie’s Childcare is considered an essential service during COVID-19.