Arizona Arizona

Licensing Standards for DayCare Centers

Illness and Infestation

A. Each child shall be observed daily by personnel for signs of illness and infestation upon entry to the facility.

B. The provider shall not accept or allow a child to remain at the day care group home if the child shows symptoms of inflammation, fever, rash, diarrhea vomiting, pinworms, lice, or is suspected of having a contagious or infectious disease or infestation.

C. If the child develops symptoms of illness or infestation while at the day care group home, personnel shall isolate the child from others upon discovery and shall immediately notify the child's parent or guardian to arrange for prompt removal of the child

D. The provider shall notify the parent or guardian in writing within 24 hours if the child has been exposed to a contagious disease or infestation. In addition, the facility shall notify the local health department of all contagious diseases within 24 hours.

Historical Note

Adopted as an emergency effective July 3, 1989, pursuant to A.R S. § 41-1026, valid for only 90 days: Emergency rule readopted effective September 28,1989, pursuant to A.R.S. § 41-1026, valid for only 90 days (Supp. 89-3). Emergency rule readopted effective December 27, 1989, pursuant to A.R.S. § 41-1026. valid for only 90 days (Supp. 89-4). Emergency rule readopted effective April 3, 1990, pursuant to A.R.S. § 41 -1026, valid for only 90 days (Supp.90-2). Emergency expired.
Emergency rule readopted effective July 9, 1990, pursuant to A.R.S. § 41-1026, valid for only 90 days (Supp. 90-3).
Emergency rule permanently adopted effective October 4,1990 (Supp. 90-4)

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