For the safety of the other children and staff, it is mandatory that sick children not be brought to the center. If you child has any of the following symptoms during the night, she/ he will not be admitted the following morning:
-fever of 101 degrees F or higher
-pink eye or drainage
-cough with congestion and excessive nasal discharge
-difficult or rapid breathing
-open sores, unexplained rash, yellowish skin or eyes
-contagious disease (chicken pox, strep throat, RSV etc.)
The center's established policy for an ill child's return is as follows:
-fever free for 24 hours and not on fever reducing medicines
-chicken pox, one week after onset or when lesions are crusted
-strep: 24 hours after initial medication
-vomiting/diarrhea: 24 hours after last episode
-pink eye: 24 hours after medication or when no drainage is present.
Upon arriving at school, the child is observed by the teaching staff for signs of illness or injury that could affect the child's ability to participate comfortably in daily activities. If a child requires more care than the staff is able to provide, the parent will be contacted.
If a child becomes ill during the day, parents will be contacted to immediately pick up the child from the center. During the waiting for pick up period, the child will be provided a quiet place to rest still being supervised until the authorized person arrives. Please make sure all number remain accurate at all times with the office so we can always contact you if needed.