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    When to Keep Junior Home From Day Care

    Most Parents, Doctors, and Day Care Providers Don't Know the Guidelines

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    Doctors may provide an exception in some cases, such as fever, tiredness, irritability, uncontrolled coughing, and other possible signs of severe illness.

    Parents must tell their day care provider within 24 hours if the child has strep throat or related conditions, the guidelines state.

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