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Childhood Diseases

This is intended as a general guide. Consult a health care provider for diagnosis and for recommendations or advice. Notify the Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit if there is a higher than usual number of cases of any disease.

* Designated Reportable DiseasesReportable Disease Form or call 1-800-660-5853.

Chickenpox *

Diarrhea and Vomiting *

Ear Infection

Fifth Disease

Hand, Foot & Mouth Disease


Influenza *

Measles *

Meningitis *


Mumps *

Pink Eye (Conjunctivitis)

Rubella *

Strep Throat/Scarlet Fever

Whooping Cough *


Heymann, 19th edition (2008)

Ministry of Health and Long Term Care

Canadian Pediatric Society

MOHLTC Infectious Diseases Protocol 2013