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COMMUNICABLE DISEASE AND EXCLUSION


Communicable Disease Chart

Pediculosis (Head Lice): Students will be screened periodically for the presence of lice and/or nits in the hair. If lice/nits are present, parents will be notified for pickup and treatment is required. Treatment includes use of shampoos, gels, and or/or mousse specifically for head lice. In addition, nit removal from the hair is required. Treatment must be completed and proper documentation be provided to school personnel before the student may return to school.

Communicable Diseases/Conditions: To protect students from contagious illnesses, students infected with certain diseases are not allowed to come to school while contagious. Parents of a student with a communicable or contagious disease should phone the school nurse or principal so that other students who have been exposed to the disease can be alerted. These diseases include:

AmebiasiMumps
ChickenpoxPinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
Fifth diseaseRingworm
Gastroenteritis, ViralRubella
GiardiasisSalmonellosis
Head Lice (Pediculosis)Scabies (Erythema Infectiosum)
HepatitisShigellosis
Infectious mononucleosisStreptococcal disease, invasive
Measles (Rubeola)Tuberculosis, Pulmonary
Miningitis, BacterialWhooping Cough (pertussis)