For Child Care Providers/Educators

Prevention is paramount

Who is at risk for CMV

  • Childcare workers, early interventionists, early childhood providers (including daycare providers, pre-school teachers).
  • Pregnant individuals who have children attending day-care (source).
  • Healthcare workers (including nurses, therapists).
  • Nearly 1 in 3 children are infected by age 5.
    • 8% - 20% of childcare staff are infected with CMV each year. 
    • 40% - 70% of childcare staff have evidence of a prior infection.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Congenital CMV Facts for Pregnant Individuals and Parents flyer.

Further Resources