Communicable Diseases

  • St. Louis Park Public Schools follow the guidelines developed by the Hennepin County Public Health Department when deciding if a student should be sent home or kept home from school. 



    Please refer to the Infectious Diseases in Childcare Settings and Schools for information about specific health conditions and exclusion guidelines for the specific communicable conditions such as: 

    • strep throat
    • pertussis
    • ringworm
    • chickenpox
    • fifth disease
    • lice
    • many other conditions

    Please notify the Licensed School Nurse if your student has a communicable condition like chicken pox, strep throat, or head lice.