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San Bruno Park ESD |  BP  5141.23  Students

Infectious Disease Prevention   

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The Governing Board 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 - 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. 4119.42/4219.42/4319.42 - Exposure Control Plan for Bloodborne Pathogens)

(cf. 4119.43/4219.43/4319.43 - Universal Precautions)

(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. 5141.1 - Accidents)

(cf. 6145.2 - Athletic Competition)

Legal Reference:

EDUCATION CODE

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

2500-2508 Communicable disease reporting requirements

Management Resources:

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

WEB SITES

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: http://www.cdc.gov

Policy SAN BRUNO PARK SCHOOL DISTRICT

adopted: April 15, 2004 San Bruno, California