Animals

Animals

  1. The provider shall inform parents of the types of animals permitted at the facility.
  2. All animals at the facility shall be clean and free of obvious disease or health problems that could adversely affect children.
  3. All animals at the facility shall have current immunizations for all vaccine preventable diseases that are transmissible to humans. The center shall have documentation of the vaccinations.
  4. There shall be no animal on the premises that has a history of dangerous, attacking, or aggressive behavior, or a history of biting even one person.
  5. Infants, toddlers, and preschoolers shall not assist with the cleaning of animals or animal cages, pens, or equipment.
  6. If a school age child assists in the cleaning of animals or animal equipment, the child shall wash his or her hands immediately after cleaning the animal or equipment.
  7. There shall be no animals or animal equipment in food preparation or eating areas.
  8. Children shall not handle reptiles or amphibians.
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