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Potty Chairs

  • Potty chairs should be made of smooth, non-absorbent, easy-to-clean material.
  • Keep potty chairs in the bathroom, not in playrooms or hallways.
  • Place potty chairs in a location where children cannot reach toilets, other potty chairs, or other potentially contaminated surfaces.
  • Clean according to the following procedures:
    • After use, empty potty contents into toilet.
    • Rinse the potty in a sink reserved only for this use.
    • Wash and sanitize the potty-chair and the sink. (see Child Care Environmental Disinfection)
  • Wash your hands and the child’s hands.

Last modified: February 19, 2020