Isolation For parents and visitors including (1306)

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What does it mean when my child is put in isolation?

Putting a child in isolation means extra care will be taken to keep your child from getting or sharing germs with others. It can also protect children when it is hard for them to fight germs.

The best way to stop germs from spreading is to wash your hands. Always wash your hands when you go in and out of a patient room. Use hand sanitizer when hands don’t look dirty but need to be cleaned. Or wash with soap and water for at least 20 seconds and after using the bathroom.

What do I need to do if my child is in isolation?

Look at the sign outside your child’s room to know what you need to do to protect your child and others.

What extra things do I need to know about all isolation?


Call your child’s doctor, nurse, or clinic if you have any questions or concerns or if your child has special health care needs that were not covered by this information.