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Reducing Contagious Illness in the Child Care Setting - Texas A&M ...

schoolipm.tamu.edu/files/2011/08/health-hints-contagious-disease.pdf

Taking action for yourself & your kids. I N S I D E. H E A L T H ... health precautions to prevent or reduce illness. Since some ... illnesses that keep children home from child care or school ... Other common illnesses in children are: • Chicken pox ...

Staying healthy in school: Kid-friendly tips - Mayo Clinic

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The best ways to keep your child healthy in school? Get the ... Here's why infectious illness is so common — and what your child can do to stay healthy in school.

5 ways to protect your child in flu season - CNN.com

www.cnn.com/2013/01/10/health/protect-children-flu/

Jan 11, 2013 ... To help prevent your child from having to seek care for influenza or a similar ... for Disease Control and Prevention), it can shorten the illness if they do get ... (at least 10 hours for school-age children and 12 hours for toddlers).

Flu season is coming: How to protect your kids from the illness - LA ...

www.latimes.com/local/education/community/la-me-edu-kids-flu-season-20151106-story.html

Nov 6, 2015 ... It's a few months into the school year. ... Flu season is coming: How to protect your kids from the illness ... In the fall and winter, there are more rhinovirus infections, which cause the common cold and cough symptoms.

6 Ways to protect your child from winter cold and flu - SheKnows

www.sheknows.com/parenting/articles/821413/how-to-protect-your-child-from-winter-bugs

Dec 29, 2010 ... 6 Ways to protect your child from winter cold and flu ... The easiest and most effective way to protect your children from infection is to remind ... is already suffering from a winter bug is a sure-fire way to pick up an illness. ... However, if your child thinks that they are well enough to go to school or nursery, do...

DHEC: School Exclusion

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Staying Home from School or Childcare When Your Child is Sick (pdf); Health Care ... In an effort to help protect well children from unnecessary exposure to contagious or infectious diseases, South Carolina requires that children and staff with ...

Child Care / School Infection Control Manual - North Dakota ...

www.ndhealth.gov/disease/Documents/Publications/DayCareManual.pdf

washing and standard precautions will help prevent the spread of these viruses. ... infectious diseases usually spread through the air, in both particle and droplet ... If you suspect or know of a child attending your child care center or school that  ...

Staying Healthy in Child Care - Preventing infectious diseases in ...

www.decd.sa.gov.au/speced2/files/pages/chess/hsp/Pathways/Staying_healthy_in_child_c.pdf

However, a lot of illnesses from infectious disease can be prevented. You can reduce ... Impetigo (school sores). 80. Measles. 81 .... We can prevent illness at this stage by preventing ... Teach the children under your care to wash and dry their ...

Day care babies: More infections now, fewer later - CNN.com

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Dec 6, 2010 ... "My pediatrician said, 'Your friends whose kids don't go to day care think ... same protection against illness during their elementary school years ...

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Preventing the Spread of Illness in Child Care or School ...

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Sep 9, 2015 ... To reduce the risk of becoming sick, your child, the child care ... You can help prevent the spread of infectious diseases by keeping your ...

Protecting Your Child From Infections: Healthwise Medical ...

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Protect your child from dangerous diseases and help to keep disease from spreading. ... Often are needed before a child can attend school or day care. You can ...

Germs at School: Preventing Colds and Illness - WebMD

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10 tips for parents to help their children avoid cold germs at school. ... Here are 10 ways to help protect your child from germs and illness at school. 1.

Protecting Your Child From Infections - Topic Overview

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Often are needed before a child can attend school or daycare. You can also ... It's impossible to protect your child from all contagious illnesses. But you can ...

Information for Schools & Childcare Providers - Centers for Disease ...

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Mar 11, 2015 ... Seasonal Flu Information for Schools & Childcare Providers - CDC. ... Other Molecular Assays for Diagnosis of Influenza Virus Infection .... Influenza causes more hospitalizations among young children than any other vaccine-preventable disease. ... You will help prevent others from catching your illness.