Dakota County Public Health partners with school nurses and licensed child care providers to ensure the health and safety of the children and families of Dakota County. Public Health staff provide school nurses and child care providers with support and education on the management and prevention of various infectious and communicable diseases.
This includes parent fact sheets from the ”Infectious Diseases in Childcare Settings and Schools” manual maintained by the Hennepin County Community Health Department. The manual is designed to inform administrators, childcare providers, caregivers, parents and guardians, and school health staff about specific infectious disease problems they may encounter.
Parent fact sheetsThe following fact sheets have been modified to include contact information for Dakota County Public Health:
Bronchitis, Acute (chest cold/bronchiolitis)CampylobacteriosisChickenpox (varicella)Conjunctivitis (pinkeye)CroupCryptosporidiosisCytomegalovirus (CMV) infectionDiarrhea (infectious)E. coli O157:H7 infection and hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS)Enteroviral infectionFifth diseaseGiardiasisHaemophilus influenzae type B (Hib) diseaseHand, foot, and mouth diseaseHead liceHepatitis AHerpes gladiatorumHerpes, oralImpetigoInfluenza - seasonal influenza, H1N1 novel influenza (formerly called swine flu), and influenza-like illness (ILI)MeaslesMeningococcal diseaseMethicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)Molluscum contagiosumMononucleosisMumpsNorovirusParapertussisPertussis (whooping cough)PinwormsPneumococcal infectionPneumoniaRespiratory infection (viral)Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) infectionRingwormRoseolaRotaviral infectionRubella (German measles)SalmonellosisScabiesShigellosisShingles (zoster)Staph skin infectionStreptococcal infection (strep throat/scarlet fever)Viral meningitisWartsYeast infection (candidiasis)
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