Many children first enter early childhood centres at a time when their immune systems are still developing. It is not possible to prevent all infections in early childhood centres. However, the information on the below pages can help guide your polices and practices and prevent many infectious diseases and control their spread (Based on material provided by the Australian National Health and Medical Research Council).

 

      

   


Content on this website under 'Keeping your Centre Healthy' is based on material provided by the Australian National Health and Medical Research Council - Staying Healthy Preventing infectious diseases in early childhood education and care services, Fifth edition 2012 (Updated June 2013), National Health and Medical Research Council, Australian Government.

To view the complete resource visit the Australian National Health and Medical Research Council website.

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Last updated 29 June 2022.