Why is it important for childcare facilities to follow proper health and sanitation procedures?

Following proper health and sanitation requirements are key indicators of quality childcare programs and play a key role in preventing the spread of diseases such as the flu. In fact, it is required by the state that childcare facilities follow the proper health and sanitary procedures to prevent the spread of these diseases. Some of the requirements for childcare facilities that help keep children from catching these diseases are allowing separate areas for sick children during care and requiring immunization 30 days before enrollment.

Did you know?

According to the NC Department of Health and Human Services, if a child is too sick they must be removed from care.

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