Information for Child Care Centres
A gastroenteritis outbreak occurs when 2 or more children or staff have sudden onset of vomiting or diarrhoea in a 2 day period*.
*There may be some instances where illness is more spread out between cases.
If there is any uncertainty, please contact your public health unit.
Guidelines and Resources
- Gastroenteritis – controlling viral outbreaks in childcare centres and schools
- Gastroenteritis – The Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network
- Early childhood education and care (ECEC) COVID-19 guidance for families