Policy & Recommendations
Below are links to clinical reports, recommendations, and background information related to hygiene from CDC, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), and other organizations.
Hygiene in Schools and Childcare Centers
- Clinical Report – AAP: Pickering LK, Marano N, Bocchini JA, Angulo FJ, and the Committee on Infectious Diseases. Clinical Report-Exposure to Nontraditional Pets at Home and to Animals in Public Settings: Risks to Children External Pediatrics. 2008;122(4):876-86.
- Clinical Report – AAP: Committee on Fetus and Newborn and ACOG: Committee on Obstetric Practice. Immersion in Water During Labor and Delivery.External Obstetrics & Gynecology. 2014;123(4):912-15.
Page last reviewed: July 26, 2016
Content source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention