Health Policies Fact Sheets GS

Shrine Catholic Grade School Health Policies and Oakland County Health Department Fact Sheets

All communicable diseases should be reported to the school office immediately. The following regulations are set by the Oakland County Health Department and are followed by the administration of our school.

Students are excluded from classes for the following diseases and cannot be re-admitted without approval of the Health Department: Diphtheria, Meningitis, Tuberculosis, Whooping Cough and Small Pox.

Students are excluded from classes for the following illnesses and can be re-admitted by approval of the administration after the time indicated:

Chickenpox

Re-admitted to school: 6 days from onset. Chickenpox

Pinkeye

Re-admitted to school: when under medical care and drainage from eyes has cleared. Pinkeye

Fifth Disease

Re-admitted to school: all rashes must be identified by a physician. If a rash appears during the school day, the student must leave school. The student may return to school when the rash has disappeared, or with a physician’s written verification identifying the rash and verifying the rash is not contagious. Fifth Disease

Hand, Foot, Mouth Disease

Re-admitted to school: all rashes must be identified by a physician. If a rash appears during the school day, the student must leave school. The student may return to school when the rash has disappeared, or with a physician’s written verification identifying the rash and verifying the rash is not contagious. Hand Foot Mouth Disease

Head Lice

Re-admitted to school 24 hours after first treatment is completed and lice and viable eggs are destroyed.  Head Lice 

MRSA

Re-admitted to school: with physician’s approval. MRSA

Ringworm

Re-admitted to school: 2 days after oral medication for lesions on scalp and neck, for face, trunk and extremities – until topical treatment is applied. Ringworm

Scarlet Fever/Strep Throat/Fever

Re-admitted to school: One day (24 hours) after treatment. Strep Throat

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