A new guide aimed at keeping children safe and healthy in child care centres has been launched by Minister for Health, Tanya Plibersek, and Minister for Early Childhood and Child Care, Kate Ellis.
Health Minister Tanya Plibersek said the new Staying Healthy – Preventing infectious diseases in early childhood education and care services gives practical advice to childcare workers and parents on how to reduce the spread of infectious disease such as norovirus and the flu.
The NHMRC has also developed posters and fact sheets to help child care centres and parents reduce infection. The NHMRC is conducting a public consultation to encourage feedback on these resources.
For further information, see - Staying Healthy public consultation
Media release – Helping childcare workers and parents to keep kids healthy