• COMMUNICABLE DISEASES

     

    Please contact the health office if your child is diagonsed with a communicable disease.  The health office phone number is 267-893-3676.

    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 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 onset 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 or scarlet fever):  excluded until 24 hours after treatment initiated.