Health Information for Families

Staying Healthy

In Early Education and Care many children enter the service when their immune systems are still developing. Most children experience up to ten colds per year. They haven’t been exposed to many common germs that cause illnesses before and the way children play and learn means that diseases and illnesses can quickly spread in a variety of ways.

Keiki Early Learning has many strategies to reduce the risk of spreading illnesses and diseases. One of these is following the recommendations from Staying Healthy 5th Edition.

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Fact Sheets for Families A - M

Bronchiolitis

Bronchitis


CMV Cytomegalovirus


Campylobacter infection


Candidiasis


Cold Sores


Common Cold


Conjunctivitis


Croup


Cryptosporidiosis


Diarrhoea and vomiting (gastroenteritis)


Ear Infections


Fungal Infectious of the skin or Nails (ringwork, tinea, athlestes foot)


Giardiasis


Glandular Fever

HIV

Haemophilus Influenzae type B

Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease


Head Lice


Hepatitis A


Hepatitis B


Hepatitis C


Human Parvovirus B19


Impetigo (school sores)


Influenza


Listeriosis


Measles


Meningitis (viral)


Molluscum Contagiosum


Mosquito-borne Diseases


Mumps

Norovirus

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Fact Sheets for Families N - Z

Pertussis (whooping cough)

Pneumococcal Disease


Rashes


Roseola


Rotavirus


Rubella


Salmonellosis


Scabies and other mites


Shigellosis

Sore Throat (including scarlet fever)

Staphylococcus Aureus (staph) Infection


Toxoplasmosis


Tuberculosis


Varicella (chickenpox)


Warts


Worms Hydatid Disease

Worms Threadworm

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Additional Information for Families

What Causes Infections

Exclusion Periods Explained

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