A mild infection of a gland in the eyelid at the base of the eyelashes. Also called hordeolum.

It does not spread from one person to another.

No, unless

Yes, when all the following criteria have been met:

When exclusion criteria are resolved, 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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