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Guidance on Infection Control in Schools and other Child Care Settings

Guidance on infection control in schools and other childcare settings

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Health Protection Agency

Publication date: April 2010

 

Synopsis

This document gives guidance on the most common infectious diseases and the recommended periods for which children should be kept away from school or nursery.

Taking preventative measures such as vaccinating children and following good hygiene practice are the best ways to prevent the spread of infections.


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Last reviewed: 20 May 2010