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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 8. Education
Agency 20. State Board of Education
Chapter 790. Child Care Program
8/9/2022

8VAC20-790-380. Preventing the spread of disease.

A. A child shall not be allowed to attend the family day home for the day if he has:

1. A temperature over 101°F;

2. Recurrent vomiting or diarrhea; or

3. Symptoms of a communicable disease.

B. If all children in care are from a single family unit, the caregiver may choose not to exclude a child who is ill.

C. If a child needs to be excluded according to subsection A of this section, the following shall apply:

1. Arrangements shall be made for the child to leave the family day home as soon as possible after the signs or symptoms are observed; and

2. The child shall remain in a designated quiet area until leaving the family day home.

D. When any surface has been contaminated with body fluids, it shall be cleaned and sanitized.

Statutory Authority

§§ 22.1-16 and 22.1-289.046 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Former 22VAC40-665-360 derived from Virginia Register Volume 35, Issue 2, eff. October 17, 2018; renumbered, Virginia Register Volume 37, Issue 24, eff. July 1, 2021.

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