The following guidance is developed based on guidelines from the World Health Organization for our children, schools and day care settings. Recognizing that respiratory infections, including influenza and COVID-19, can impact children, teens and young adults, there are actions that can be taken that will help to prevent the spread of these diseases in our schoools, child care settings and camps.
Nannies and Babysitters
Screening occurs before a child enters school. The following guidance provides information on how the temperature for children, staff and teachers should be taken: Temperature Screening Guidance.
Caring for a child or staff who devlops symptons of COVID-19 in a child care setting (Thermal Monitoring)
The educational or child care setting must ensure, and implement effectively, policies for the care of children who become unwell and maintain their physical and mental health, and emotional wellbeing.
The Care of a child or staff who develops symptoms of COVID-19 (Thermal Monitoring) whilst in an educational or child care setting outlines the steps that must be taken if this occurs.