SICK CHILDREN

Sick children may not attend daycare. This is a state regulation. Sick children make the other children sick too. “Sick”, according to the regulations is any child that may be running a fever higher than 100.0, has an unexplained rash, unexplained symptoms, or who appears to be less than healthy. It is up to the daycare provider to decide if a child is too sick to be at daycare. If a child becomes ill at daycare, the parents will be notified and expected to pick up the child within the hour called. All children will be isolated from the rest of the children if possible. Should your child’s fever run over 100 degrees, is vomiting, or has diarrhea we require your child to remain at home until 24 hours after the fever has broken or other symptoms have cleared. In the rare event of an outbreak, we reserve the right to close the center to insure the safety of the other students. We understand that parents need to work, but ask that you use your best judgment prior to bringing your child to school if they are feeling under the weather. In the event of a contagious illness a doctor's note will need to be provided prior to returning to school.