Infectious Disease Control Guide for School Staff

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Acknowledgements, The following agencies and organizations provided comments and revised text for. the 2012 revision of the Infectious Disease Control Guide for School Staff. Nancy Bernard BA BS MPH, School Environmental Health and Safety Program Manager. Washington State Department of Health,John Corrales Diaz MD. Chief of Pediatrics Harrison Medical Center Bremerton WA. School Health Liaison Washington Chapter American Academy of Pediatrics. Medical Consultant to South Kitsap School District. Charla Chas DeBolt RN MPH,Senior Epidemiologist,Washington State Department of Health. Laurie Dils MSW, Personal Responsibility Education Program PREP Coordinator.
Washington State Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction. Gini Gobeske RN MSN, Community Health Nurse II Communicable Disease Program. Tacoma Pierce County Health Department,Marcia Goldoft M D M P H. Washington State Department of Health,Communicable Disease Epidemiology. Margaret Hansen BA,Coordinated School Health Manager. Washington State Department of Health,David Heal MSW LCSW.
HIV Service Delivery Coordinator,Washington State Department of Health. Suzanne Hidde MS, Program Supervisor HIV and Sexual Health Education. Washington State Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction. Stacia E Hollar BA JD,Director of Policy and Legal Services. Washington State School Directors Association, OSPI Infectious Disease Control Guide for School Staff. Acknowledgements continued,Sara Hoover,Loss Control Consultant.
Washington State Risk Management Pool,Kathleen H Johnson DNP MN RN BC NCSN. Interim Health Services Supervisor, Washington State Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction. Mary Sue Linville ARM P,Washington State Risk Management Pool. Lois Lux RN MSN,Communicable Diseases,Tacoma Pierce County Health Department. Alma McNamee RN BSN MSHCA,Team Leader School Nurse Corps.
Educational Service District 101,School Nurse Organization of Washington. Laurie Moyer RN MSN,Health Services Coordinator,Spokane School District. Nealeen Skitch Stanton RN BSN,School Nurse,Bickleton and Grandview School Districts. Jon Stockton BA,HIV Counseling Testing and Referral Coordinator. Washington State Department of Health,Nancy Zaneski RN BSN.
Lead School Nurse,Mukilteo School District,Lin Watson RN MSN. CDC Sr Public Health Advisor,Washington Department of Health. Office of Immunization and Child Profile, Gratitude is also expressed to the school nurses local health jurisdictions. Washington State Department of Health staff members licensed health care. providers and others who assisted in the review and updates of this material. OSPI Infectious Disease Control Guide for School Staff. Table of Contents,Acknowledgements i,Acronyms vi,Introduction 1. Disease Reporting Control and Exclusion 3,General Considerations 5.
Common Indicators of Infectious Diseases in Children 6. Athlete s Foot Tinea Pedis 9,Bed Bugs 11,Animal Bites 13. Human Bites 17,Chickenpox Varicella 19, Clostridium Difficile Infections C diffficile CDI 22. Common Cold 25,Conjunctivitis Pink Eye 27,Cytomegalovirus Infection CMV 30. Diarrhea 32,Diphtheria 36,Fifth Disease Erythema Infectiosum 38. Foodborne Disease 41,Hand Foot and Mouth Disease HFMD 45.
Hepatitis 47,Viral Hepatitis A HAV 47,Viral Hepatitis B HBV 50. Viral Hepatitis C HCV 53, Herpes Simplex Virus Oral Area Cold Sores Gladiatorum 56. Herpes Zoster Shingles 59,Human Immunodeficiency Virus HIV 61. Impetigo 64,Infectious Mononucleosis Mono 66,Influenza Flu 68. Lice Pediculosis 71, OSPI Infectious Disease Control Guide for School Staff.
Table of Contents cont,Body Lice Pediculosis humanus corporis 71. Crab Lice Pediculosis humanus pubis 73,Head Lice Pediculosis humanus capitus 75. Measles 79,Meningitis 82, Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureous MRSA 85. Molluscum Contagiosum 89,Mosquito borne Illness 92. Norovirus Norwalk like Viruses 96,Pertussis Whooping Cough 99.
Pinworms 102,Poliomyelitis Polio 104,Ringworm Tinea 106. Rubella Three Day Measles 108,Scabies 110,Sexually Transmitted Infections STI 113. Chlamydia 114,Gonorrhea Clap Strain Dose 116,Herpes Simplex Virus Genital Area 118. Human Papillomavirus HPV Genital Warts 120,Non Gonococcal Urethritis NGU 122. Syphilis 124,Trichomoniasis Trich 126,Vaginitis 128.
Smallpox 130, Streptococcal Sore Throat Scarlet Fever Necrotizing Fasciitis 133. Tetanus Lockjaw 136,Tuberculosis TB 141,Warts Verrucae 144. APPENDIX I 146, OSPI Infectious Disease Control Guide for School Staff. CDC Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,CDI Clostridium Difficile Infections. CMV Cytomegalovirus Infection,DOH Washington State Department of Health.
DOSH Division of Occupational Safety and Health,DT Diphtheria Tetanus. DTaP Diphtheria Tetanus Acellular Pertussis vaccine. DTP Diphtheria Tetanus Pertussis vaccine,ESD Educational Service District. HAV Hepatitis A Virus,HBIG Hepatitis B Immune Globulin. HBV Hepatitis B Virus,HCV Hepatitis C Virus,HFMD Hand Foot and Mouth Disease. HIV Human Immunodeficiency Virus,HSV Herpes Simplex Virus.
HPV Human Papilloma Virus,ICP Infection Control Program. IDRH Infectious Disease and Reproductive Health,LHJ Local Health Jurisdiction. MMR Measles Mumps and Rubella Vaccine,MRSA Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureous. NGU Non Gonococcal Urethritis, OSPI Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction. OSPI Infectious Disease Control Guide for School Staff. PPE Personal Protective Equipment,RCW Revised Code of Washington.
STI Sexually Transmitted Infection,TB Tuberculosis. Td Tetanus Diphtheria, Tdap Tetanus Diphtheria Acellular Pertussis vaccine. VZIG Varicella Zoster Immune Globulin,WAC Washington Administrative Code. OSPI Infectious Disease Control Guide for School Staff. Introduction, This material is provided to schools in the state of Washington to assist district staff. members in their efforts to preserve and protect the health of both students and. employees Infectious diseases are very common in the school age child Because. several of the diseases addressed in this manual are vaccine preventable it is expected. that their incidence in the state will be reduced with the continued implementation of the. Washington State immunization law RCW 28A 210 060 170 see Appendix I. http apps leg wa gov rcw default aspx cite 28A 210 060 School districts should. always refer to the most updated version of the specific law or regulation on the. Department of Health DOH Web site, The following pages contain guidelines for the control and reporting of diseases in the.
school age population and among staff members of schools in the state of Washington. Because the authority for control of diseases of public health significance lies with local. health jurisdictions schools should consult with their local health jurisdiction for. guidance regarding specific measures to be used in handling individual cases or. outbreaks of disease A number of diseases although contagious are not covered in. this guide because they are not often seen in school or in people of school age For. some conditions we have included information on the effects that childhood. diseases could have on adults when those effects are unusual or particularly. serious in adults Examples include chickenpox cytomegalovirus Fifth disease. measles mumps and rubella Otherwise this guide is not intended to be. inclusive of adult employee illness or disease, RCW 28A 210 010 Contagious Diseases Limiting Contact Rules and Regulations. http apps leg wa gov rcw default aspx cite 28A 210 010. requires the State Board of Health in consultation with the Superintendent of Public. Instruction OSPI to adopt rules and regulations regarding the presence of persons on. or about any school premises who have or who have been exposed to contagious. diseases deemed by the State Board of Health as dangerous to the public health see. Appendix II, Chapter 246 110 WAC Contagious Disease School District and Day Care Centers. http apps leg wa gov wac default aspx cite 246 110 001. was adopted for the purpose of governing the presence on or about any school or child. care center premises of susceptible persons who have or have been exposed to an. infectious disease The law intends also that appropriate recommendation be made to. the parent when medical treatment is necessary and that parents be guided to an. appropriate source of community sponsored medical care and or their primary licensed. health care provider Additionally WAC 246 110 010, http apps leg wa gov wac default aspx cite 246 110 010. defines school as each building facility and location at or within which any or all. portions of a preschool kindergarten and grades one through twelve program of. education and related activities are conducted for two or more children by or in behalf of. any public school district and by or in behalf of any private school or private institution. subject to approval by the state board of education see Appendix III. OSPI Infectious Disease Control Guide 1,for School Staff. Another WAC 246 101 420 Responsibilities of Schools. http apps leg wa gov wac default aspx cite 246 101 420 establishes some steps. required of local school districts see Appendix III The following are the requirements. listed in this WAC, 1 Notify your local health jurisdiction of suspected or confirmed disease cases or.
outbreaks that may be associated with the school Note that schools are not. responsible for notifiable conditions reporting if a health care provider or. laboratory makes the initial diagnosis of the case A school should report an. outbreak that is associated with the school whether or not it involves a notifiable. condition and should report any suspected cases of notifiable conditions that are. not yet diagnosed, 2 Cooperate with the local health jurisdiction in monitoring influenza. 3 Consult with a licensed health care provider or your local health jurisdiction for. information regarding infectious diseases when necessary. 4 Cooperate as requested by the local health jurisdiction in investigations of. diseases of public health significance, Confidentiality of medical information is also addressed in WAC 246 101 420. http apps leg wa gov wac default aspx cite 246 101 420 School staff with. knowledge of a person diagnosed with a notifiable condition may release that. information only to others who are responsible for protecting the health of the public. through control of disease Additionally schools are required to implement policies and. procedures to maintain confidentiality of medical information possessed by the school. Child care programs may refer to WAC 246 101 415 Responsibilities of Child Day Care. Facilities http apps leg wa gov wac default aspx cite 246 101 415 for similar. requirements see Appendix III, It is clear that some diseases are nuisance diseases that while not considered. particularly dangerous to the community s health do cause considerable anguish and. disruption to schools Some examples of include ringworm and infestation with lice or. scabies Because they are not a significant threat to health these conditions may not be. high priority for a local health jurisdiction nevertheless consultation between school. district administrators and local health jurisdictions is important for effective control of. nuisance diseases in schools,OSPI Infectious Disease Control Guide 2. for School Staff,Disease Reporting Control and Exclusion.
The local health officer is the primary resource in the identification and control of. infectious disease in the community including child care centers and schools School. staff knowing of a case or suspected case of a notifiable disease such as contained in. Chapter 246 110 WAC see Appendix III shall report the name and other identifying. information to the principal or school nurse School staff should also report suspected or. confirmed outbreaks associated with the school The school is required in WAC 246. 101 420 see Appendix III to notify their local health jurisdiction of outbreaks associated. with a school as well as suspected cases of notifiable conditions e g suspected. pertussis Additionally both Chapter 246 100 WAC Communicable and certain other. diseases and Chapter 246 101 WAC Notifiable conditions see Appendices IV and V. define health care provider as any person having direct or supervisory responsibility. for the delivery of care who is a Licensed or certified in this state under Title 18. RCW As health care providers licensed under Title 18 RCW school nurses registered. nurses shall follow the requirements of the following WACs see Appendix V. WAC 246 101 101 Notifiable conditions and the health care provider. http apps leg wa gov wac default aspx cite 246 101 101. WAC 246 101 105 Duties of the health care provider. http apps leg wa gov wac default aspx cite 246 101 105. WAC 246 101 110 Means of notification, http apps leg wa gov wac default aspx cite 246 101 110. WAC 246 101 115 Content of notification, http apps leg wa gov wac default aspx cite 246 101 115. WAC 246 101 120 Handling of case reports and medical information. Department of Health DOH Web site The following pages contain guidelines for the control and reporting of diseases in the school age population and among staff members of schools in the state of Washington Because the authority for control of diseases of public health significance lies with local

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