Communicable disease prevention and control
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- COVID-19 Fact Sheet for Families Updated Jan. 22, 2021
- Exposure notification letter for families (in MS Word) Updated Jan. 20, 2021
- Keep Me Home If...
Please use these exclusion guidelines until further notice during this COVID-19 event)
Refer to the Washington Administrative Code (WAC) 110-300-0205 for the complete illness exclusion requirements.
- Comparison chart of health practices in child care: pre-COVID-19 vs. current recommendations Updated July 13, 2021
- Thermometers in child care
- Child care food handling procedures during COVID-19
- Two checklists for child care administrators:
- Steps to prevent COVID-19
- Steps to take when you have a suspected or confirmed COVID-19 case in your facility (Both checklists in one PDF file)
- ዝርዝረ-ተግባር፡ ለሕጻናት ማቆያ ተቋማት ኣስተዳዳሪዎች: ኮቪድ-19 የመከላከል እርምጃ, Amharic
- 給托兒所管理人員的檢查表：预防COVID-19的步骤 Chinese, Traditional
- Liiska Warbixinta ee Maamulayaasha Daryeelka Ilmaha: Tallaabooyinka looga Hortagayo COVID-19, Somali
- Lista de verificación para administradores de Guarderías, Spanish
- Danh sách kiểm tra dành cho quản trị viên chăm sóc trẻ em: Các bước để ngăn ngừa dịch bệnh COVID-19, Vietnamese
- Changes to cleaning and disinfecting during COVID-19
Posters for families and staff at child care facilities
Use these updated letters (last revised September 2021) to notify families about a possible exposure to an infectious disease. They advise staff and families on how to limit the spread of the disease, symptoms to look for, and whether a child may attend child care if affected.
- Cold sores
- Fifth Disease
- Hand, Foot, Mouth Disease
- Head lice
- Molluscum contagiosum
- Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV)
- Strep Throat/Scarlet Fever