COMMUNICABLE DISEASE PREVENTION & REPORTING
One of the most basic responsibilities of schools is to prevent the spread of communicable diseases. This is accomplished through a comprehensive program of immunizations, screening and referral, education, and exclusion, if necessary.
New Jersey Statutes Annotated (N.J.S.A.) Title 18A
The State Board of Education and Commissioner of Education adopt regulations to implement specific portions of education law. Education rules and regulations must be grounded in state education law. N.J.S.A. 18A can be accessed via the websites of the N.J. Legislature or Rutgers University School of Law - Newark. (Links updated May 23, 2014)
- Cover Your Cough
- Ebola Resources
- Enterovirus - D68 (EV-D68) Frequently Asked Questions
- H1N1 Influenza
- Handwashing Materials
- Immunization Requirements
- Immunizations: Resource Brief, released by The Maternal and Child Health Library at Georgetown University, is a guide to Web sites and other resources on immunization-related topics for health professionals, the media, policymakers, and the public. The brief lists and describes federal agency, professional organization, and advocacy Web sites containing electronic publications that provide information on child, adolescent, and adult vaccinations and immunizations, including materials in non-English languages, policy statements, recommendations, and reports.
- New Jersey Immunization Information Registry
- Outbreaks in School and Daycare Settings
- Tuberculosis Screening Requirements
- Vaccine Preventable Disease Program (VPDP)