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​Preventing Infectious Diseases in Childcare Settings
A webinar for childcare providers

 

The Kane County Health Department (KCHD) is dedicated to working with Kane County childcare centers to prioritize in-person learning and promote infection control education and strategies. 


Part 1: Common Infectious Diseases (.m4a, 32 minutes)

Objectives
At the end of this module, childcare providers will be able to:

  • understand modes of pathogen transmission
  • identify the most common infectious diseases in ECE centers



Part 2: Infection Control Strategies and Reporting (.m4a, 12.5 minutes)

Objectives
At the end of this module, childcare providers will be able to:

  • assess your operation to determine if appropriate infection control measures are in place
  • understand in what cases and how long to exclude a child from the program
  • determine what diseases are reportable to the health department
  • understand the process for reporting an infectious disease.

 

Continuing Education Credits

 

Continuing Education Credits are available for this activity. A certificate of completion for 0.75 credits will be emailed to you at the completion of the post-assessment quiz available here: https://redcap.dph.illinois.gov/surveys/?s=RJ8ECPM7WTRKMA9C


Resources

IDPH Infectious Disease Reporting
IDPH School and Daycare Exclusion Chart
DCFS Licensed Daycare Guidance
Control of Communicable Disease Code as pertaining to Schools, Child Care Facilities, and Colleges/Universities
KCHD Communicable Disease Manual
KCHD Interim COVID-19 Schools and ECE Center Guidance
KCHD COVID information for Schools, ECE Centers, and Universities
KCHD Childcare Newsletter Mailing List
IDPH Proper Handwashing Poster
KCHD Reportable Diseases Chart