Central Dauphin School District

600 Rutherford Road Harrisburg PA, 17109 • 717.545.4703

Quality to the Core

AIDS

To safeguard the school community from the spread of certain communicable diseases, including Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS), the school district has adopted procedures consistent with those recommended by the Department of Education and guidelines promulgated by the Centers for Disease Control. Cases reported/suspected as being HIV positive or having AIDS will be referred to the Director of Pupil Services who shall refer to a medical advisor named by the Superintendent.

Attendance at school shall be considered on an individual basis and in accordance with medical and legal practice and findings.

Instruction about the AIDS disease is a part of the district’s health curriculum in grades 5, 6, 7 and 11. Parents of students in those grades will receive information about the program prior to the instruction.

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