For the protection of all children, your child must be kept at home if he/she has a fever of 100 degrees or more, diarrhea, or vomiting, discharging eyes or ears, dark green mucus draining from their nose, a communicable disease, unknown rash or a persistent cough. Children must be on medication for 24 hours and away from the childcare center 24 hours before returning to school. Children shall not return to our facility until the signs and symptoms of a communicable illness have disappeared.
If your child arrives at school is showing signs of having a communicable disease, fever or rash they will need to be sent home. If the child has been exposed to a contagious disease he/she should be kept home and the fact of his condition are reported to the Center. Conditions considered highly contagious would include strep throat, pinworms, viral infection, infected ears and/or glands, measles, mumps, chicken pox, scarlet fever, lice, conjunctivitis, vomiting and diarrhea.
If a child becomes ill during the day the parents will be notified with the request to take the child home immediately.