A contagious disease caused by a group of respiratory viruses called influenza viruses
Yes, when all the following criteria are met:
When exclusion criteria are resolved, fever has been absent for 24 hours after any fever-reducing medicines have been given, the child is able to participate, and staff members determine they can care for the child without compromising their ability to care for the health and safety of the other children in the group
Adapted from Managing Infectious Diseases in Child Care and Schools: A Quick Reference Guide.
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