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55 Pa. Code § 3280.137. Children with symptoms of disease.

§ 3280.137. Children with symptoms of disease.

 An operator who observes an enrolled child with symptoms of a communicable disease or infection that can be transmitted directly or indirectly and which may threaten the health of children in care shall exclude the child from attendance until the operator receives notification from a physician or CRNP that the child is no longer considered a threat to the health of others. The notification shall be retained in the child’s file. Diseases and conditions which require exclusion are specified in 28 Pa. Code Chapter 27 (relating to communicable and noncommunicable diseases). The Department of Health will provide, upon request, a list of communicable diseases.

 (Editor’s Note: Under section 37.1 of the act of July 11, 2022 (P.L. 540, No. 54), §  3280.137 is abrogated to the extent that it applies to individuals with symptoms of COVID-19.)

Cross References

   This section cited in 55 Pa. Code §  3280.221 (relating to requirements specific to school-age programs).

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