Introducing COVID-19 Test Monitoring & Symptom Checking

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At UrbanSitter, we are continuing to prioritize the health and safety of our community during the COVID-19 pandemic. To help parents and sitters work more confidently together, we’re partnering with Collective Go™, a comprehensive solution for COVID-19 screening, testing, and monitoring. Testing, screening & monitoring made simple Using the Collective Go™ app or website, parents and sitters […]

Childcare options as parents return to work

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  As the country begins to re-open and shelter-in-place restrictions ease, many employers and employees will be faced with the tough decisions about returning to the office. Making these decisions is even harder when many parent employees may not be comfortable sending their children back to daycare/preschool, or they have school aged children at home […]

Keeping Families and Caregivers Healthy

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Updated 3/25/20 Family and sitter health is a top priority for the UrbanSitter community.   With concerns over Coronavirus increasing coupled with school closures and geographic areas under “shelter-in-place” restrictions we would like to remind our community of the following:  We encourage everyone to refer to the CDC and local department of health websites for […]

What companies are doing to support employees and their families during the COVID-19 crisis

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As the effects of COVID-19 continue to sweep across the world, businesses, both large and small, are scrambling to make provisions for their employees who are now working from home. Businesses can offer a variety of childcare solutions to help parent employees as they navigate through a time when sending their kids to school is […]

COVID-19’s impact on babysitters and caregivers

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Wondering how babysitters and nannies are being impacted by shelter-in-place and social distancing restrictions during the COVID-19 pandemic? In April 2020, we surveyed more than 600 UrbanSitter sitters and nannies and here’s what they had to say: Income struggle Sitters & nannies reported an average of an 84% drop in babysitting business since COVID-19. 15% of sitters and nannies are supplementing […]

How UrbanSitter can support your organization

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As schools and daycares remain closed, many employees are struggling to find reliable in-home childcare coverage. UrbanSitter partners with businesses to provide our trusted caregiver network as a benefit to employees aimed to reduce the stress of finding childcare. Providing the right fit for your organization Companies can offer their employees paid access to the […]