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Iowa's Licensed Childcare Providers Struggle To Stay In Business

Kelli McClintock
Childcare providers in Iowa are struggling to stay afloat. Today’s show looks at how childcare has changed during the COVID-19 pandemic.

On this edition of River to River, host Ben Kieffer speaks with Natalie Krebs and Sheila Hansen about the rough ride childcare centers in Iowa have endured during the pandemic and why, roughly, half of the state’s licensed childcare centers have closed.


· Natalie Krebs, health reporter, Iowa Public Radio

· Sheila Hansen, government relations director, early childhood specialist, Common Good Iowa

Ben Kieffer is the host of IPR's River to River
Matthew is a producer for IPR's River to River and Talk of Iowa
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