Covid 19 Plan And Procedures

If a child or staff member is identified with COVID -19 Symptoms

Isolation for children and staff.

1. If a child is identified with COVID 19 symptoms, staff is to isolate the child until their parent is able to pick them up. The child’s classroom and isolation place is to be disinfected after the child leaves. The child must be taken to a COVID 19 facility for testing, and or be self-quarantined per CDC recommendation before returning. All  parents will be notified of the suspicion COVID-19 symptoms via text message or email.

If the child has a Positive COVID19 test child remain in home isolation.

All parents who have children in that classroom will be contacted and asked to self-quarantine for 14 days. The Local Health Department will be contacted for further guidance.

Child can return upon proof of a negative test result and permission from the doctor.

2. If a staff member is identified with COVID19 symptoms, staff is to immediately leave the premises. The classroom where the staff person was working and other common areas that the staff person has frequented are to be disinfected. Staff will be allowed to return to work 14 days after onset of symptoms. All parents will be notified of the suspicion COVID19 symptoms via text message or email.

3. If they receive a positive COVID19 test they will be ask to isolate. All parents of children who were in the classroom of the staff will be contacted and asked to self-quarantine for 14 days. The Local Health Department will be contacted for the further guidance.

4. Staff member can return upon proof of a negative test result.

5. All staff will receive COVID19 identification training.

All parents of children experiencing COVID19 symptoms (and staff) will be requested to contact their health professional for further guidance.

COVID 19 Plan for Staff -Substitution

Should a staff member begin showing the following symptoms, they must call off and contact the school as soon as possible, as is normal policy.

*Fever or Chills      * Unusual Cough    * Unusual Fatigue    * Unusual Headache
*Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing    * Unusual Muscle or body aches
* New loss of taste and smell   * Unusual Sore Throat   *Unusual Congestion
*Nausea or vomiting     * Diarrhea.

If a staff member call of, or become ill during the day, substitutes will be called to replace the absent staff.

Substitutes may be current or former employees.

If the staff member is reporting that they began showing the above symptoms, they must go to a COVID19 facility for testing, and /or be self-quarantined per CDC recommendation before returning.

Staff member can return upon proof of a negative test result.

COVID-19 REPORTING PROCEDURE

Should a confirmed case of COVID-19 be reported to Fairyland School, Director will collect all of the information and immediately contact:

DCFS at 800-232-3798 or 217-524-2029

Cook County Health Department at 708-633-4000

Chicago Department of Public Health at 312-747-9884

Center of Disease Control at 800-232-4636

Angely Diaz, DCFS Licensing Representative at 312-328-2142

Communication Methods:

Director will be responsible for notify parents and staff of a confirmed case immediately, while maintaining privacy. Notifications may be in-person, text message, phone call, email or print form.

Director will be responsible for sharing contact tracing with local, state and federal authorities, as permitted or required by law.

Fairyland Nursery School will be abiding by any orders or recommendations by local, state, and federal authorities to Close the facility as prescribed by those authorities

Director has authority to delegate these responsibilities to any staff.

Potential Closing:

1. Not enough staff to accommodate ratios.

2. Not enough supplies to properly maintain a clean and safe environment for children.

3. Any threat to the safe functioning of the daycare.

Location

4350 N. Milwaukee Ave.
Chicago, IL 60641

Phone: 773.725.1246
Fax: 773.725.6825

Hours of Operation

Monday through Friday
6:00 a.m to 6:00 p.m

During Covid-19 6:30 a.m to 5:30 p.m

Saturday
By Appointment Only

Child care assistance available for qualified families!

We accept enrollment applications on a year round basis!