Job & Family Services Child Care In Ohio
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Child Care Notice & Policy Updates

Get Notified of Updates
Need an easy way to keep up-to-date on Child Care Notice and Policy Updates? Subscribe to the RSS feed listed at the right, and have the latest updates delivered directly to your desktop or Web browser.  
RSS Feed
  Child Notice and Policy Updates
 
What are RSS feeds?
RSS (Really Simple Syndication) is a way for websites to distribute information, such as news items, recent changes, or important announcements. Using RSS, a website can "feed" this information to subscribers automatically.
 
How do I use an RSS feed?
To subscribe to a RSS feed, you need a program called a RSS reader. There are a range of different RSS readers available. If you do not already have one, try using your favorite search engine to search for "RSS Readers" and find links to the most popular programs, many of which are free to install.

To add the Child Care Notice & Policy Updates feed to your RSS Reader:
  1. Right-click the orange icon above, under RSS Feed (on a Mac, click while holding the Control key), then click "Copy Shortcut", "Copy Link Location", or "Copy link address". (Or, left-click the orange icon, wait for the new page to finish loading, and then copy the URL listed in the address bar of your browser.)
  2. Paste the URL into the appropriate location in your RSS reader. See the directions provided by your RSS Reader for details.

Empty RSS feed or Blank page

There may be times when there are no active items in the Child Notice and Policy Updates RSS feed. At such times, you may see a blank page if you left-click the orange icon. If this happens, click the "back" button in your web browser to return to this page, then follow the instructions above, beginning with a right-click (on a Mac, control-click) on the orange icon.

Tips for specific web browsers

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  • Internet Explorer
    • Internet Explorer has a built-in RSS reader. If desired, you may use the built-in reader by clicking the orange icon, then clicking "Subscribe to this feed".
  • Firefox
    • Firefox has a built-in RSS reader called "Live Bookmarks". If desired, you may use Live Bookmarks by clicking the orange icon, then clicking "Subscribe Now".
  • Google Chrome
    • Chrome does not have a built-in RSS reader. To subscribe, you may:
      • Use a separate RSS reader program, as described above.
      • Or, install a Chrome extension that supports RSS Feeds: Go to the Chrome web store, click the "Extensions" option, and search for "RSS reader".    Note: The preceding link and instructions are provided for informational purposes only; see disclaimer below.
  • Opera
    • Opera does not have a built-in RSS reader. To subscribe, you may:
      • Use a separate RSS reader program, as described above.
      • Or, install a Opera extension that supports RSS Feeds: Go to the Opera add-ons page, and search for "RSS reader".    Note: The preceding link and instructions are provided for informational purposes only; see disclaimer below.

Disclaimer of Warranty and Liability
The preceding links and instructions are provided for informational purposes only, and do not constitute an endorsement or recommendation of any third-party software, including but not limited to any web browser, web browser extension/add-on, or RSS reader program. This information is provided "as is" and without warranty, express and implied, including but not limited to any implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. In no event will the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (ODJFS), the State of Ohio, its agents, or employees, be liable for any damages, including lost profits, lost savings, or other incidental or consequential damages, even if ODJFS or the State of Ohio is advised of the possibility of such damages, or for any claim by you or any third party. ODJFS and the State of Ohio cannot provide support for any third-party software, including but not limited to any web browser, web browser extension/add-on, or RSS reader program. If you have a question regarding the use of any of these items, you should contact the software vendor or author.