Students - Welfare
It shall be the responsibility of the school nurse to report to the parent or guardian any pupil having symptoms of a communicable disease and to arrange with the principal for the return of the pupil to his/her home. Teachers shall cooperate in reporting any such symptoms to the school nurse. Pupils having any of the communicable diseases listed in the accompanying regulation shall be excluded from school and shall be readmitted to school in accordance with said regulation.
Children excluded from school with any of the health problems in the accompanying regulation must be evaluated by the school nurse before returning to the classroom. Parents shall be notified if recovery is not complete. Other children in the family who have not had the disease may attend school. The school nurse shall watch for symptoms.
(cf. 5310 - Admissions)
Legal Reference: Connecticut General Statutes:
10-212 School nurses and nurse practitioners.
Administration of medications by parents or
guardians on school grounds.
Adopted: February 8, 1988
Revised: December 2, 2008