SIPH conducts health and safety inspections for childcare facilities within our 8 county district for licensed childcare facilities and those that are participating in the Idaho Child Care Program (ICCP).
SIPH also provides technical assistance regarding health and safety issues (education and prevention of communicable diseases) for child care facilities.
Did you know that if you are a food handler, day care provider/worker, or a health care worker there are restrictions according to the Rules and Regulations Governing Idaho Reportable Diseases for returning to work after being diagnosed with a reportable disease?
Did you know if your child attends day care and he/she has tested positive for a reportable disease, he/she is restricted from attending day care according to the Rules and Regulations Governing Idaho Reportable Diseases?
Examples include, but are not limited to: Giardiasis, Campylobacteriosis, E-coli, Hepatitis A, Salmonellosis, and Shigellosis.
For More Information
Refer to Rules Governing Standards for Child Care Licensing or Rules and Regulations Governing Idaho Reportable Diseases (IDAPA 16.02.10) or Rules Governing Food Safety and Sanitation standards for Food Establishments (IDAPA 16.02.19 (The Idaho Food Code)).