Conjuctivitis is a common eye infection which is prevalent with young children who attend a nursery environment. The symptoms include watery and red eyes, along with a sticky coating upon the eye lashes.

Most over the country eye drop solutions will help alleviate any pain or soreness, and in severe cases, prescription solutions which also be administered.

Antibiotics are rarely prescribed for conjuctivitis as it doesn’t really aid in the recovery process.

If your child is suffering from conjuctivitis, they must not attend nursery until both eyes have fully cleared and there are no signs of weeping.

Read more about this illness at the NHS website.

Exclusion From Nursery Period
Until eyes are clear and free from weeping.
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