If vomiting is associated with an infection, the incubation and contagious periods depend on the type of germ causing the infection.

Direct contact with vomit can result in the spread of certain infections.

Yes, if

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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