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4405.1 Immunizations
4405.1.1
Students shall be in compliance with the immunization schedule as required by law.
4405.1.1.1
The principal in consultation with the school nurse may temporarily exclude
children from school who are out of compliance with state immunization laws. However,
a student may be provisionally admitted pending receipt of all immunization records.
4405.1.1.2
Students who are eligible for McKinney-Vento services will be exempt from
initial proof of immunization and will be referred to the Attendance Director for resolu-
tion of the matter.
4405.1.1.3
School personnel will cooperate with county, state and federal health person-
nel in completing and coordinating all immunization dates, waivers and exclusions.
4405.2 Infectious/Communicable Conditions
4405.2.1
Students having any infectious disease or any infestations known to be spread by
casual contact and/or pose a health threat to the school population shall be excluded from at-
tending school.
4405.2.1.1
All reportable communicable diseases shall be reported to the Harrison
County Health Department
4405.2.1.2
Students may return to school when the condition is no longer contagious. In
some cases a physician’s approval may be required.
4405.2.2
Staff having any infections or any potentially serious disease that can be spread by
casual contact should not attend work.
4405.2.3
The superintendent, in conformity with the provisions of law, has the authority to
exclude a staff member from work when reliable evidence/information from a qualified source
confirms the presence of a communicable disease or infestation.
4405.2.4
A physician’s approval may be required when the staff member returns to the work
setting.
COMMUNICABLE DISEASE POLICY
POLICY 4405