Communicable Disease Management

  • Control of communicable diseases is managed within the district in accordance with the Cook County and Illinois Department of Public Health guidelines and directives. Students who exhibit symptoms of communicable diseases are excluded from school until a physician indicates they can safely return. Health Services staff alert families of reported communicable diseases within the schools as recommended by the health department. Communicable disease occurrence reporting to the health department is conducted in accordance with county and state mandates.

    The following chart lists common illnesses, symptoms and recommended time out of school:

Communicable Disease Management Table