• caduses COMMUNICABLE DISEASES:
     
    Please contact the health office if your child is diagnosed with a communicable disease.
    The health office phone number is 267-893-3151.
    Students are excluded from school with the following disease processes:
     
    *Chicken Pox:  excluded until at least 6 days after the last outbreak of pox.
     
    *Conjunctivitis (pink eye): may return 24 hours after treatment initiated.
     
    *Impetigo:  excluded until judged non-infective by physician or school nurse.
     
                      *Measles: excluded until 4 days from onset of rash.
     
                      *Mumps:  excluded 9 days from onset or until swelling subsides.
     
                      *Pertussis (whooping cough):  excluded 4 weeks from onset or
                     7 days from start of antibiotic therapy.
     
                    *Ringworm:  excluded until judged non-infective by physician or school nurse.
     
                    *Rubella (German measles):excluded 4 days from onset of rash.
     
                    *Scabies:  excluded until judged non-infective by physician or school nurse.
     
                       *Streptococcal Pharyngitis (Strep throat and Scarlet fever):
                                              Excluded until 24 hours after treatment initiated.