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    Infectious Disease Prevention Section
    Mail Code: 1927
    PO BOX 149347 - Austin, TX 78714-9347
    1100 West 49th Street, Suite G401
    Austin, TX 78714

    Phone: (512) 776-7676
    Fax: (512) 776-7616


School Health

Recommendations for the Prevention and Control of Communicable Diseases in a Group-Care Setting  

Chart and Notes (PDF)

Communicable Disease Chart for Schools and Child-Care Centers 

Conditions; Incubation Periods; Signs and Symptoms; Exclusions; Readmission criteria; Reportable Diseases; and Prevention, Treatment and Comments

Communicable Disease Notes for Schools and Child-Care Centers 

Exclusion and Readmission; When to Keep Your Child Home From School; Nuisance Diseases; Vaccine Preventable Diseases; Diarrheal Disease; To Minimize the Spread of Communicable Disease; When a Communicable Disease is Diagnosed and Suspected; Sanitizing Procedure; Diapering; Antibiotic Use; and Wound Care

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Last updated July 29, 2022