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