The Risks of Childcare Centres During COVID-
19 - What You Should Know
Children whose parents don't have a work permit from their
employer are not welcome in schools and childcare centers.
Children and COVID-19 Though children are at lower risk of
COVID-19 than adults, it is good to note that children and
infants can be infected with the SARS-COV-2 virus, get sick,
and spread it.
Children infected with COVID-19 show mild
symptoms, and some don't develop any
symptoms at all.
According to the Center for Disease Control
and World Health Organization, the
symptoms of COVID in most children are
similar to those of strep throat, colds,
influenza, and other common illnesses.
Just like adults, infected children
that are not showing any symptom
can still spread the virus to other
According to data from all over the world, only one-third of
hospitalized children are admitted to ICU.
How Childcare Centres are Managing the
Pandemic Children in a childcare setting can
be infected with COVID-19 and spread the
virus to other children and staff in the
program, parents at home, and the
Childcare programs can support children's
mental health and social skills, and pre-
school foster early learning development.
For children to be welcome, their parents must present a
Teaching children how to put on
a mask is not an easy task for
Apart from cleaning, the center is
not accepting children that are
showing symptoms of COVID-19.
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