Parent Info

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TLC Illness Policy

Parents should not bring their child to TLC if s/he exhibits any of the following symptoms:
 
• Fever over 100F
• persistent cough, wheezing, sore throat or earache
• unusually lethargic or irritable
 
• unexplained rash
• unexplained eye drainage
• ear ache ( infection)
 
• yellow or green discharge from nose
• vomiting more than once in the past 24 hours
• diarrhea more than once in the past 24 hours
 
Your child will be sent home if he/she has a fever over 100F or any of the above symptoms. Your child will be given a quiet place to rest while you are on your way to pick him/her up. We expect parents to respond promptly and to have an emergency plan including an alternate caregiver in case the child becomes ill. Children must be free of all symptoms for 24 hrs. before they can return to TLC.
PARENTS MUST KEEP IN MIND THAT IF YOUR CHILD IS SICK THEY CANNOT ATTEND DAYCARE UNTIL 24 HOURS AFTER TREATMENT HAS BEGUN (I.E. ANTIBIOTICS), OR UNTIL THEY ARE FREE OF SYMPTOMS FOR 24 HOURS.
Whenever your child has contracted a communicable disease such as chicken pox, measles, head lice, strep throat, or flu please report it immediately to the Director. Please consult the Return After an Illness Policy below.

Return After an Illness Policy

Illness Child Should Remain at Home
  1. Diarrheal Diseases When child no longer has diarrhea, or [Salmonella, Shigella, physician/Health Department says it is safe. Giardia, Campylobacter]
  2. Bacterial Meningitis When the Health Department says it is safe.
  3. Chicken Pox One week after rash begins or all chicken pox are scabbed.
  4. Diphtheria When your physician tells you it is safe.
  5. Hepatitis A One week after the illness begins.
  6. Impetigo 24 hours after treatment was begun
  7. Infestation (Lice) 24 hours after treatment was begun.
  8. Measles Five [5] days after rash appears.
  9. Rubella [German Measles] Five [5] days after rash appears.
  10. Mumps Until swelling is gone or 9 days after swelling begins.
  11. Pertusis [Whooping Cough] 3 weeks after intense coughing begins or 5 days after antibiotic treatment begins, or when physician states it is non-infectious.
  12. Conjunctivitis [Pink Eye] 24 hours after treatment prescribed by a physician has begun.
  13. Haemophilus Influenza Type B If symptoms are not due to Haemophilus-Influenza, When your physician tells you it is safe. If symptoms are due to Haemophilus-Influenza, when the Health Department says it is safe.
  14. Strep Throat 24 hours after antibiotic treatment has begun.
  15. Pinworm and Ringworm 24 hours after treatment was begun.
  16. Rash when skin is clear of open sores and scabs.
  17. Ear Infection 24 hours after treatment has begun.
PLEASE REMEMBER THAT CHILDREN MUST BE ABLE TO PARTICIPATE COMFORTABLY IN FACILITY ACTVITIES WHILE AT TLC!
Amanda Numeracki
TLC Director
76 Main St. Hamburg, NY 14075