• Communicable Diseases

    It is imperative that the health office be notified if your child contracts a communicable disease. Children are excluded from school for the following common diseases:

     

    Chicken Pox: excluded until at least 6 days after the last outbreak of "pox"

     

    Conjunctivitis(pink eye): excluded until prescribed treatment has been given for 24 hours.

     

    Impetigo: excluded until judged non-infective by the child's physcician or the 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 antibiotics

     

    Ringworm: excluded until judged non-infective by the child's physician or the school nurse

     

    Rubella(German Measles): excluded 4 days from onset of rash

     

    Scabies: excluded until determined to be non-infective by the child's physician or the school nurse

     

    Strep throat and Scarlet Fever(streptococcal pharyngitis): excluded until 24 hours after treatment has begun