Communicable Disease

NYSED Guidelines

Managing Emergency Health Care and Communicable Diseases In the School Setting (NYSED 11/2023)
Provides local educational agencies with a framework for establishing a health services program that provides the services and information required under New York State Education Law Article 19. It provides guidance for developing emergency health care and communicable disease protocols for schools. This document is intended for use by school health personnel and administrators.  

NYSED Memos

Public Health and Education Laws Require Schools to Follow State Requirements for Vaccinations (NYSED 2/9/15)

NYSDOH Memos & Letters

Winter Precautions 22-23 NYSDOH & NYSED Joint Letter (NYSDOH, NYSED 12/5/22)

Confirms Cases of Serious Respiratory Virus (NYSDOH 9/15/14)
This memo was sent to District Superintendents of Schools, Superintendents of Public and Nonpublic Schools, and Administrators of Public, Charter, and Nonpublic Schools on 9-15-14. It provides guidance on symptoms, prevention and actions for schools, as well as resource links for additional information.  

NYSDOH & NYSED Joint MRSA School Advisory (NYSDOH, NYSED 12/9/08)
Prevention of MRSA Infections in the School Setting 

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