Communicable Health Conditions
Board Policy 8450 - Control of Casual-Contact, Communicable Diseases
The School Board recognizes that control of the spread of communicable disease spread through normal school contact is essential to the well-being of the school community and to the efficient Corporation operation.
For purposes of this policy, "casual-contact, communicable disease" shall include:
- Scarlet fever and other strep infections;
- Whooping Cough;
- Others designated by the Indiana Department of Public Health
In order to protect the health and safety of the students, Corporation personnel, and the community at large, the Board shall follow all State statutes and Health Department regulations which pertain to immunization and other means for controlling casual-contact communicable disease spread through normal interaction in the school setting.