Infectious Diseases Exclusion Periods Tool

Infectious Diseases Exclusion Periods Tool

Find out whether your child needs to stay off school if they have an infectious disease and when they can go back to school or day care.

Of course, if your child is physically unwell they should always be excluded from attending school, pre-school and child-care centres. If your child's condition isn't listed, or if you aren't sure how long your child should stay at home, see your doctor.

My child has :


Condition Does my child need to stay away if they have this condition? Does my child need to stay away if they have been in contact with a person who has this condition?

Do other people need to stay away if they've been in contact with my child who has the condition?




Based on: National Health and Medical Research Council. Staying Healthy in Child Care. Preventing Infectious Diseases in Child Care, 4th edition. Endorsed December 2005.

Last Reviewed: 11 August 2015

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References

National Health and Medical Research Council. Staying Healthy in Child Care. Preventing Infectious Diseases in Child Care, 4th edition. Endorsed December 2005.