PURPOSE: This rule requires the exclusion of persons from school who have a reportable disease or who are liable to transmit a reportable disease. The methods of readmission to school are also established.(1) Persons suffering from a reportable disease or who are liable to transmit a reportable disease listed in 19 CSR 20-20.020(1)-(3) shall be barred from attending school.(2) Any person excluded from school under section (1) of this rule may be readmitted to school by one (1) of the following methods: (A) Certification in writing by an attending physician attesting to the person's noninfec-tiousness;(B) After a period of time equal to the longest period of communicability of the disease as established in the 1990 fifteenth edition of the Control of Communicable Diseases in Man published by the American Public Health Association; the 1991 twenty-second edition of the Report of the Committee on Infectious Diseases published by the American Academy of Pediatrics; or the following recommendations of the Immunization Practices Advisory Committee published by the Centers for Disease Control in the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report: General Recommendations on Immunization, April 7, 1989; Update on Adult Immunization, November 15, 1991; New Recommended Schedule for Active Immunization of Normal Infants and Children, September 19, 1986; Pertussis Vaccination: Acellular Pertussis Vaccine for Reinforcing and Booster Use-Supplementary ACIP Statement, February 7, 1992; Diphtheria, Tetanus and Pertussis: Recommendations for Vaccine Use and Other Preventive Measures, August 8, 1991; Haemophilusb Conjugate Vaccines for Prevention of Haemophilus influenza Type b Disease Among Infants and Children Two Months of Age and Older, January 11 , 1991; Immunization of Children Infected With Human Immunodeficiency Virus-Supplementary ACIP Statement, April 1, 1988; Immunization of Children Infected with Human T-Lympho tropic Virus Type III/Lymphadenopathy-Associated Virus, September 26, 1986; Prevention and Control of Influenza, May 15, 1992; Measles Prevention: Recommendations of the Immunization Practices Advisory Committee (ACIP), December 29, 1989; Meningococcal Vaccines, May 10, 1985; Mumps Prevention, June 9, 1989; Pneumococcal Polysaccharide Vaccine, February 10, 1989; Poliomyelitis Prevention: Enhanced-Potency Inactivated Poliomyelitis Vaccine Supplementary- Statement, December 11 , 1987; Poliomyelitis Prevention, January 29, 1982; Rabies Prevention, March 22, 1991; Rubella Prevention, November 23, 1990; Varicella-Zoster Immune Globulin for the Prevention of Chick-enpox, February 24, 1984; Hepatitis B Virus: A Comprehensive Strategy for Eliminating Transmission in the United States Through Universal Childhood Vaccination, November 22, 1991; Plague Vaccine, June 11 , 1982; Typhoid Immunization, July 13, 1990; Typhus Vaccine, June 2, 1978; and Yellow Fever Vaccine, May 4, 1990; or(C) When the local health authority declares that the designated health emergency is ended, after consultation and concurrence of the director of the Department of Health or his/her designated representative. AUTHORITY: sections 192.005.2. and 192.020, RSMo 1994.* This rule was previously filed as 13 CSR 50-101.041. Original rule filed Dec. 11 , 1981, effective May 13, 1982. Amended: Filed Sept. 16, 1982, effective Jan. 14, 1983. Amended: Filed Aug. 4, 1986, effective Oct. 11 , 1986. Amended: Filed April 4, 1988, effective June 27, 1988. Emergency amendment filed Jan. 13, 1989, effective Jan. 23, 1989, expired May 22, 1989. Amended: Filed Jan. 13, 1989, effective May 11 , 1989. Amended: Filed Oct. 3, 1989, effective Feb. 25, 1990. Amended: Filed Nov. 2, 1990, effective March 14, 1991. Amended: Filed July 12, 1991, effective Oct. 31, 1991. Amended: Filed Aug. 14, 1992, effective Feb. 26, 1993.
The secretary of state has determined that the publication of this rule in its entirety would be unduly cumbersome or expensive. The entire text of the material referenced has been filed with the secretary of state. This material may be found at the Office of the Secretary of State or at the headquarters of the agency and is available to any interested person at a cost established by state law.
*Original authority: 192.005.2., RSMo 1985, amended 1993 and 192.020, RSMo 1939, amended 1945, 1951.