Lancaster SD | BP 5141.23 Students
Infectious Disease Prevention
The Board of Trustees encourages the Superintendent or designee to work with parents/guardians and local health agencies and organizations to develop a comprehensive approach to disease prevention.
(cf. 1020 - Youth Services)
(cf. 5141.31 - Immunizations)
(cf. 5141.6 - Student Health and Social Services)
(cf. 6142.2 - Sexual Health and HIV/AIDS Prevention Instruction)
(cf. 6142.8 - Comprehensive Health Education)
The Superintendent or designee shall regularly review resources available from health experts to ensure that district programs are based on the most up-to-date information about healthful practices.
To protect students from contact with potentially infectious blood or other body fluids and prevent the spread of infectious disease, universal precautions shall be observed throughout the school environment.
(cf. 5141.22 - Infectious Diseases)
The Superintendent or designee shall inform students of the precautions to be used in cases of exposure to blood or other body fluids through injury, accident or classroom instruction.
(cf. 5141 - Health Care and Emergencies)
(cf. 6145.2 - Athletic Competition)
49403 Cooperation in control of communicable disease and immunization of pupils
51202 Instruction in personal and public health and safety
CODE OF REGULATIONS, TITLE 8
5193 California bloodborne pathogens standard
CODE OF REGULATIONS, TITLE 17
CDE PROGRAM ADVISORIES
1016.89 Guidelines for Informing School Employees about Preventing the Spread of Infectious Diseases, including Hepatitis B and AIDS/HIV Infections and Policies for Dealing with HIV-Infected Persons in School Settings
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: http://www.cdc.gov
Policy LANCASTER SCHOOL DISTRICT
adopted: November 6, 2007 Lancaster, California