Communicable Diseases

 

The following are communicable diseases that may require exclusion from school:

 

 CHICKEN POX ....................................   7 days after eruption of vesicles.

                                                                  (All must be scabbed over.)

 

       CONJUNCTIVITIS ...............................   24 hours after the start of treatment.
 
       DIPHTHERIA.......................................   14 days from onset, or negative culture

 

 FIFTH DISEASE ...................................  NO exclusion.

 

  IMPETIGO ..........................................   24 hours after the start of treatment. 

                                                                   (Must be covered while in school.)

  RINGWORM ........................................  24 hours after the start of treatment. 

                                                                   (Must be covered while in school.)

  

 MEASLES ...........................................  Return to school only with a   doctor’s note.

 

  MUMPS ..............................................  Return to school only with a doctor’s note.
 
 

       PERTUSSIS (WHOOPING COUGH)...........  7 days after the start of treatment

 

 SCARLET FEVER .................................  24 hours after the start of treatment.

 

  SCABIES ............................................  24 hours after the start of treatment.

 

 STREP THROAT ..................................  24 hours after the start of treatment.

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