Nursery

St. John’s nurseries welcome all children, ages 6 weeks to 3 old. The nursery is available during all Sunday worship services. The infant and toddler nurseries are located off the Upper Balcony in bright, welcoming facilities.

 

Health and Safety Procedures

  • All volunteers and staff members (18 years of age and older) have had a background check and thorough training.
  • Two nursery workers will be present when the nursery is staffed.
  • Pagers are given to parents during the check-in process in the event of illness, injury, or excessive crying (longer than 10 minutes).
  • Food is not permitted in the nursery due to allergy concerns.
  • Children will be released only to the parent with the pager after sign-out procedures are followed.

Wellness Policy

Children must be free from illness and symptoms for 24 hours from the last occurrence. Any child with the any of the following illness/symptoms is not permitted into the nursery:

  • fever (100 degrees or higher before the use of fever reducers)
  • diarrhea
  • runny nose (thick green or yellow mucus discharge)
  • vomiting
  • sores/rash
  • severe/persistent coughing that interferes with activities
  • high-pitched, croupy, or whooping sound/cough

If a child who has recently been in the nursery is diagnosed with a communicable disease (pink eye, ringworm, scabies, scarlet fever, strep throat, impetigo, shingles, mononucleosis, head lice, viral or bacterial meningitis, or fifth disease), the Nursery Director must be notified immediately.
Contact: Tara Pendleton