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Falling Short

Updated: Apr 3, 2018

Child care needs of Fort Dodge are laid on the table as Child Care Feasibility Report is officially released

-Messenger photo by Hans Madsen Dawn Larson, economic development specialist with the city of Fort Dodge, leads a public meeting Thursday morning at UnityPoint — Trinity Regional Medical Center to reveal and discuss the results of a recent study on the child care availability situation in Fort Dodge.

“Child care is in short supply,” Larson said. “Now more than ever. It’s been in decline in our community for the past five years.”

According to a recently released Child Care Feasibility Report, more than 3,200 children in Fort Dodge need some form of child care.

Read Full Story Here as published by the Messenger


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