Information for Child Care and Daycare:
Foodborne and Diarrheal Illness
Diarrhea (loose stools) is a common symptom of several infections that can be easily spread to other daycare children or staff. Some of these infections result in serious illness. Help prevent infections from spreading at daycare - do not allow children to attend daycare with diarrhea or vomiting.
- Foodborne Illness Exclusion Guidelines for Childcare and Preschool
Children or staff with infectious diarrhea are subject to certain exclusions from childcare or preschool settings.
- Prevent Illness From Spreading at Childcare, Daycare, and Preschool
Ways to help prevent illness from spreading at childcare, daycare, and preschool.
- Infectious Diseases in Childcare Settings and Schools Manual
This manual provides additional information on infectious diseases in childcare and school settings, including disease specific fact sheets for childcare agencies and schools.