In Sickness and in Health

It is inevitable for children to get sick. When children are in child care, they will undoubtedly get sick slightly more often. Making a decision that a child is “too sick” to attend child care can be a complex one.

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Exposure Notice

The following recommendations are guidelines for providers and parents and may be subject to variations depending on circumstances, prevailing medical opinion and program capability to integrate children with illnesses into care.

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Helping Children Respond to Disasters

Parents and child care providers are especially hard hit by the turmoil surrounding a disaster because they must provide comfort and stability to children at a time when they may be feeling overwhelmed and uncertain about the future.

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Safety Grids for Heaters

Heaters can become very hot while in operation. Grids are used to prevent a child from accidentally falling against or stepping on a hot heater and receiving a serious burn.

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Head Lice

Head lice infestations are a common problem in child care facilities and schools for reasons that aren’t clearly understood.

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