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  • Managing Chronic Health Needs in Child Care and Schools—Vesicostomy

    A vesicostomy is a surgical opening in the bladder to the outside of the body (lower belly) that allows urine to come out, preventing urinary tract infection and damage to the kidneys. Urine drains constantly from this opening. The child will need to wear a diaper, training pants (Pull-Ups), or an incontinence

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  • Fifth Disease (Human Parvovirus B19)

    Common viral infection with rash occurring 1 to 3 weeks after infection

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  • Cytomegalovirus (CMV) Infection

    A viral infection common in children (Up to 70% of normal children aged 1 to 3 years in group care settings excrete cytomegalovirus [CMV].)

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  • Visual Impairments
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  • Herpes Simplex Virus

    In early childhood, herpes simplex virus most commonly causes blister-like sores in the mouth and around the lips and on skin that is in contact with the mouth, such as a sucked thumb or finger.

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  • Fever

    Fever is an elevation of the normal body temperature. Fever is most commonly caused by a viral or bacterial infection, but it can be a sign of illnesses not caused by infections, such as exercising in a very warm environment, rheumatoid arthritis, a reaction to a vaccine or medication, or cancer.

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  • Cryptosporidiosis

    An intestinal infection caused by a parasite (Cryptosporidium hominis or C parvum)

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  • Hepatitis B Infection

    Yes, if a child with known hepatitis B exhibits any of the following:

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  • Diarrhea

    An illness in which someone develops more watery and frequent stools than is typical for that person. Diarrhea can be caused by changes in diet, such as drinking excessive amount of fruit juice, eating more than the usual amounts of certain foods, and the use of some medications. Diarrhea also can be

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  • Impetigo

    Impetigo is a common skin infection caused by streptococcal or staphylococcal bacteria.

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  • Bites (Human and Animal)

    Biting is very common among young children but usually does not lead to serious infectious disease issues. If the skin is broken, bacteria introduced into the wound can cause a tissue infection that needs to be treated by a health professional. If blood is drawn into the mouth of the biter or if the

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  • Bedbugs

    Small insects that feed on human blood by biting through the skin. They are most active between 2:00 and 5:00 am. They can travel 10 to 15 feet to feed and go without feeding for up to 6 months. They cause itchy bites. Bedbugs are not known to transmit or spread disease.

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  • Haemophilus influenzae Type b (Hib)

    Depends on the site of infection. May include

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  • HIV/AIDS

    Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection affects the body in a wide variety of ways. In the most severe infection, the virus progressively destroys the body’s immune system, causing a condition called acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). With early testing and appropriate treatment, children

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  • Meningitis

    An infectious disease causing swelling or inflammation of the tissue covering the spinal cord and brain.

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  • Molluscum Contagiosum

    A skin disease caused by a virus, somewhat similar to warts

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