District Health

Communicable Diseases


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Exclusion from School for Health Reasons

To protect all children from communicable illnesses, students infected with certain diseases are not allowed to come to school while they are contagious. Students should be symptom-free for 24 hours before returning to school.  Contact your campus nurse if you are un sure whether or not your child should return to school.

The guidelines below have been developed for the exclusion of students
who have communicable or contagious diseases. These regulations are
in compliance with the requirements of the local health authority and Garner
ISD Administrative Guidelines.

1. A student with any of the following symptoms will be excluded from
school until such time as the student is free of symptoms, has been satisfactorily treated or submits a signed physician’s statement that he/she is not contagious.

  • Temperature of 100 degrees or more. Student must be fever free for 24 hours, without medication,           before re-entry.
  • Pain and/or swelling at angle of jaw.
  • Undetermined rash over any part of the body.
  • Undiagnosed scaly patches on the body or scalp.
  • Nausea, vomiting or diarrhea. Student must be symptom free for 24 hours without medication before re-entry.
  • Red, draining eyes.
  • Intense itching with signs and symptoms of secondary infection.
  • Open, draining lesions.
  • Jaundice

2. It is the responsibility of the parent or guardian to transport the student from school to his/her home.

3. For readmission, some diseases may require a statement from the student’s physician affirming that the student is not contagious.

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