Varicella Information for Schools and Child Care
Information on varicella (chickenpox) reporting and disease for school health personnel and child care providers.
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- Chickenpox and Shingles: School Reporting and Disease Control Recommendations
Chickenpox and shingles school reporting requirements and surveillance and disease control recommendations.
- Chickenpox and Shingles Case Report Form for Minnesota Schools (PDF)
Schools are to report all cases of chickenpox in students and staff and all cases of shingles in students. If the beginning of an outbreak of chickenpox is suspected, schools should also call MDH at 651-201-5414 or 1-877-676-5414.
- Varicella (Chickenpox) and Zoster (Shingles) Case Report Form for Minnesota Child Care Centers and Homes (PDF)
Form for child care centers and homes to report cases of chickenpox or shingles in children and staff.
- Chickenpox (Varicella)
General information about chickenpox, including symptoms, complications, treatment, and vaccination.