Inflammation (ie, redness, swelling) of the thin tissue covering the white part of the eye and the inside of the eyelids

There are several kinds of conjunctivitis, including

Depending on the type of conjunctivitis, the incubation period varies.

Hands become contaminated by direct contact with discharge from an infected eye or by touching other surfaces that have been contaminated by respiratory tract secretions and then touching the child’s eyes.

No, unless

Yes, when all the following criteria have been met:

Adapted from Managing Infectious Diseases in Child Care and Schools: A Quick Reference Guide.

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