Babysitter Safety & COVID-19

Child washing hands during quarantine - SitterTree

SitterTree is committed to safeguarding the health and wellbeing of the families and sitters we serve.


For the safety of our community we require all families and sitters to follow CDC-recommended Safety Protocols to prevent the spread of COVID-19:


  1. I will adhere to the CDC’s recommended guide for wearing a mask when in public settings, at events and gatherings, and any time I am around other people outside of my household.
  2. I will cancel any and all upcoming jobs if I or anyone in my home is ill, is experiencing any symptom(s) of COVID-19, has been exposed to COVID-19, or has tested positive for COVID-19. I will notify SitterTree Support (678-310-8412) and follow all required SitterTree Safety Protocols before posting or applying to any job.
  3. I will cancel the job if my temperature (or anyone in my home) reads greater than 100.4 degrees.
  4. (Sitters) I will wash my hands for 20 seconds upon arrival to and departure from every job.

While we understand not all illnesses are COVID-19, we are practicing greater caution during this time and are unable to provide sitters if anyone in your home has shown signs of any type of illness (not only COVID-19) in the past 5 days.

Read more in our Family Terms and Sitter Terms.


U.S. protocols surrounding COVID-19 change daily. Please follow credible sources such as the Center for Disease Control (CDC) for all current updates regarding COVID-19. The CDC has made resources readily available to provide families with the best practices to prevent illness. 

Finally, as the situation is evolving, please consult with a healthcare professional if you have any questions or concerns, and remember to refer to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for the latest updates. 

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