Child Health

Child Health

  1. (1) The licensee shall ensure that no child is subjected to physical, emotional, or sexual abuse while in care.
  2. All staff shall follow the reporting requirements for witnessing or suspicion of abuse, neglect, and exploitation found in Utah Code, Section 62A-4a-403 and 62A-4a-411.
  3. The use of tobacco, alcohol, illegal substances, or sexually explicit material on the premises or in center vehicles is prohibited any time that children are in care.
  4. The provider shall not admit any infant, toddler, or preschooler to the center without documentation of:
    1. proof of current immunizations, as required by Utah law;
    2. proof of receiving at least one dose of each required vaccine prior to enrollment, and a written schedule to receive all subsequent required vaccinations; or
    3. written documentation of an immunization exemption due to personal, medical or religious reasons.
  5. The provider shall not admit any child to the center without a signed health assessment completed by the parent which shall include:
    1. allergies;
    2. food sensitivities;
    3. acute and chronic medical conditions;
    4. instructions for special or non-routine daily health care;
    5. current medications; and,
    6. any other special health instructions for the caregiver.
  6. The provider shall ensure that each child’s health assessment is reviewed, updated, and signed or initialed by the parent at least annually.
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