Are Daycare Policies Driving Overtreatment of Kids?

Many daycare policies on children with minor ailments are unhelpful. Rules that keep sick kids at home for things like pink eye or a fever can make parents lives more difficult, and usually for no good reason. Many providers won’t let kids back in without proof that they’re taking antibiotics, even for mild illnesses that wouldn’t benefit from them.


This video was adapted from a column Aaron wrote for the Upshot. Links to sources can be found there.


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