If a student or staff member has a communicable disease, principals will take action in accordance with the advice provided by the Department of Health in managing communicable diseases.
If the communicable disease is notifiable, principals will:
• report the matter to the local Public/Population Health Unit and seek their advice before taking any further action; and
• act in accordance with advice provided by local Department of Health staff.
Please see the guide below for a list of communicable diseases.