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The rules in this chapter identify certain contagious diseases that may affect children, or others who are susceptible, in schools, and childcare centers. When an outbreak or potential outbreak of a contagious disease is identified in a school or childcare center, the rules in this chapter identify what schools, childcare centers and local health officers may do to control or prevent a potential outbreak of the contagious disease. These rules are in addition to other requirements imposed by chapter 246-100 WAC, Communicable and certain other diseases and chapter 246-101 WAC, Notifiable conditions.
These rules do not require school or childcare center personnel to diagnose or treat children.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 43.20.050 and 28A.210.010. WSR 13-15-070, § 246-110-001, filed 7/16/13, effective 8/16/13. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.20.050. WSR 92-02-019 (Order 225B), § 246-110-001, filed 12/23/91, effective 1/23/92; WSR 91-02-051 (Order 124B), recodified as § 246-110-001, filed 12/27/90, effective 1/31/91; WSR 90-21-056 (Order 095), § 248-101-011, filed 10/15/90, effective 10/15/90.]