Communicable Disease: A Guide for Schools in Montana by the Montana DPHHS
Ever wonder how school personnel decide when students should go home due to illness?
The link below is an important resource for schools in Montana. The document contains general information about communicable diseases, recommendations for communicable disease prevention, and recommendations and or requirements for exclusion of ill students. This document contains recommended procedures from science-based literature to provide guidance to school personnel regarding the provision of services to students enrolled in Montana K-12 schools. School district policy, state, and/or federal laws and regulations apply for some diseases. Montana school personnel are
encouraged to be familiar with local school district and public health policies and procedures.