If a child exhibits any of the following symptoms, the child should not attend the center. If such symptoms occur at the center, the child will be removed from the group, and parents will be called to take the child home.
Episodes of acute vomiting
Elevated oral temperature of 101.5 degrees Fahrenheit
Yellow eyes or jaundice skin
Red eyes with discharge
Infected, untreated skin patches
Difficult or rapid breathing
Skin rashes in conjunction with fever or behavior changes
Skin lesions that are weeping or bleeding
Mouth sores with drooling
Once the child is symptom-free, or has a heath care provider’s note stating that the child no longer possesses a serious health risk to himself/herself or others, the child may return to the center.
TABLE OF EXCLUDABLE COMMUNICABLE DISEASES
A child who contracts any of the following diseases may not return to the center without a health care provider’s note stating that the child presents no risk to himself/herself or others:
|Respiratory Illnesses||Gastrointestinal Illnesses||Contact Illnesses|
|Chicken Pox **||Campylobacter*||Impetigo|
|German Measles*||Escherichia coli*||Lice|
|Hemophilus Influenzae*||Giardia Lamblia*||Scabies|
*Reportable diseases that must be reported to the health department by the center.
**Note: If a child has chicken pox, a health care provider’s note is not required for re-admitting the child to the center. A note from the parent is required, stating either that at least six days has elapsed since the onset of the rash, or that all sores have dried and crusted.
If a child is exposed to any excludable disease at the center, parents will be notified in writing.