INFECTION CONTROL POLICY
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IN ORDER TO REDUCE THE SPREAD OF ILLNESSES IN THE SCHOOL, THE FOLLOWING REGULATIONS ARE ADVISED:
- Please DO NOT send your children to school if they have:
- Fever of 37.5 C and above
- Skin rashes (see your doctor first and provide a clearance certificate fit to attend class)
- Vomiting (twice or more): not to return to school for 24 hours after the last episode of vomiting
- Loose motion / diarrhea: not to return to school for 24 hours after the last episode of diarrhea
- A heavy nasal discharge
- Sore throat
- Persistent cough
- Red, watery and/or painful eyes (especially if there is yellowish discharge) – see doctor for treatment and provide a clearance certificate
- Diagnosed with contagious / infectious diseases (chickenpox, measles, conjunctivitis, hand, foot and mouth disease) – provide clearance certificate fit to attend class
*** If the student has an infective wound, it must be covered with a dressing.
*** If the student shows any signs and symptoms to be a possible source of infection, you will be contacted to come to school and pick up your child immediately.
*** Please inform the school clinic if your child has been or is being treated for any medical condition.
*** The student must come first to the school clinic and see the school doctor for physical examination before joining class. THE MEDICAL CERTIFICATE OR CLEARANCE MUST BE PROVIDED.
If your child needs to take medicine prescribed by his / her pediatrician during school hours, you are required to give the clinic a copy of the prescription together with the medicine to be taken or applied, otherwise, the school clinic will not be able to give it to your child. This is under the DHA health regulation policy.
Your compliance will be very much appreciated.