Child Care: When to Keep Your Child at Home
Your child should not attend child care if he or she is too ill to participate in the regular program activities or requires more care than staff members are able to provide. Talk to your doctor before allowing your child who has been ill to attend group care. Get assurance that the condition is not contagious or serious.
Keep your child at home when he or she has the following symptoms or conditions:1
Keep a child who has been diagnosed with any of the following diseases out of group care until a doctor tells you it is safe:1
Immunizing your child can help prevent some of these diseases as well as others not listed.
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