Providers worry about changes to daycare regulations

Big changes are coming for local daycare centers and providers.

Among them, a regulation that all current employees go through a background check process again. While there doesn’t seem to be a downside to re-checking backgrounds from a safety standpoint, providers tell News10NBC there may be some unintended consequences for parents.

Susan Johnson has been a licensed in-home daycare provider in Greece for 13 years.

“Watching kids has been awesome for me because I’ve been able to raise my own children as a single parent and to be home with them,” said Johnson. “Then I stayed with it because I love the kids.”

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