Daily Health Screening for COVID-19 for Anyone Entering the Building


Ask these questions to anyone entering the facility or transportation vehicle (including children, staff, family members, or other visitors) . 


1 . Have you or any of the children you are dropping off had close contact (within 6 feet for at least 15 minutes) in the last 14 days with someone with symptoms of COVID-19 or diagnosed with COVID-19, or has any health department or health care provider been in contact with you and advised you to quarantine?

  • Yes - The individual should not be at the facility . The individual can return 14 days after the last time he or she had close contact with someone with COVID-19, or as listed below .
  •  No - The individual can be at the facility if he or she is not experiencing symptoms .


2 . Do you or do any of the children you are dropping off have any of these symptoms?

  • Fever
  • Chills
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • New cough
  • New loss of taste or smell

If an individual has any of these symptoms, they should go home, stay away from other people, and the family member should call the child’s health care provider . Household members (e .g ., siblings) should also quarantine for 14 days from last exposure, unless the symptomatic person is cleared as a result of a negative test for COVID-19 .


3 . Since they were last at the child care facility, have you or have any of the children you are dropping off been diagnosed with COVID-19?

  • Yes - If a person is diagnosed with COVID-19 based on a test or their symptoms, they should not be at child care and should stay home until they meet the criteria below .
  • No - The individual can be at the facility if he or she is not experiencing symptoms .