Communicable Diseases

Families are required to inform the Director of any communicable diseases that may have been brought into the school. The families are asked to notify the school within 24 hours if a child with a communicable disease has been in the school within the 2 weeks preceding the diagnosis. The school will notify the families of all the other children who attended the school with the sick child. The school will not disclose the name of the sick child to other families.

Some of the most common communicable diseases, which should be reported to the Director are strep throat, conjunctivitis (pink eye), chickenpox, lice, flu and impetigo.

If your child has a communicable disease, such as the ones mentioned above, you are required to present a doctor’s note saying your child is no longer contagious before your child may return to school.

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