Varicella Information for School Health Personnel
Information on varicella (chickenpox) reporting and fact sheets and tools for school health personnel.
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and Shingles: School Reporting and Outbreak Recommendations
Chickenpox and shingles school reporting requirements and surveillance and outbreak recommendations. Updated 5/13
Form for Chickenpox and Shingles in Schools
School data will help MDH determine trends, duration, and transmission patterns, and any association between cases and immunization or disease history. Updated 8/12
- Chickenpox (Varicella) and School-Age Children: What Parents Need to Know
Fact sheet about chickenpox to use with parents of school-age children.
- Memo to Parents/Guardians Regarding School Notification of Chickenpox (Word: 60KB/1 page)
Memo asking parents/guardians to notify the school if their child is absent from school due to chickenpox.
- Varicella Statistics
Incidence of chickenpox (and shingles) disease in Minnesota schools.