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Licensing Standards for DayCare Centers


WAC 388-150-480
Reporting of Death, Injury, Illness, Epidemic, or Child Abuse

The licensee or staff shall report immediately: (1) A death, serious injury requiring medical treatment,, or illness requiring hospitalization of a child in care, by telephone and in writing, to the parent, licensor and child's social worker, if any; (2) An instance when the licensee or staff has reason to suspect the occurrence of physical, sexual, or emotional child abuse, child neglect, or child exploitation as required under chapter 26.44 RCW by telephone, to child protective services or local law enforcement; or (3) An occurrence of food poisoning or communicable disease, as required by the state board of health, by telephone, to the local public health department.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 74.15.030. 90-23-078 (Order 3103), § 388-150-480, filed 11/20/90, effective 12/.21/90.]


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