Is it possible to have a child care center that is free of germs? Not likely. However, there are several precautions that you can take to prevent the spread of germs at your child care facility.
Studies show that implementing simple hygienic practices, such as hand-washing, can significantly reduce the rates of illnesses in child care settings.
Why do germs spread easily at child care centers?
Did you know that enrolled children and staff can take certain steps to help prevent the spread of germs at child care facilities?
Kids have an inborn behavioral habit that gives them the need for close interpersonal contact with both adults and other children. This can pose a problem when an innocent toddler invades a sick friend or teacher’s personal space. Not to mention that a child’s under-developed immune system makes them more susceptible to getting sick from germs transferred in these close encounters. Training caregivers must also be appropriate for the child