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  • Lice (Pediculosis Capitis)

    Yes, at the end of the program or school day.

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  • Lyme Disease (and Other Tick-borne Diseases)

    An infection caused by a type of bacteria, known as spirochetes, that is transmitted when particular types of ticks attach to a person’s skin and feed on that person’s blood. These ticks are very small, only a few millimeters (about the size of a freckle); the ticks that transit Lyme disease are

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  • MRSA (Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus)

    Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is a type of bacteria that primarily causes skin infections, although these bacteria can cause pneumonia, bone, joint, and blood infections less commonly.

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  • Managing Infectious Diseases—Clostridium difficile (Also Called “C diff”)

    A spore- and toxin-forming bacteria that causes diarrhea

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  • Managing Infectious Diseases—Norovirus

    A virus that causes diarrhea and vomiting. A leading cause of diarrhea in the United States.

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  • Measles

    Yes.

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  • Meningitis

    An infectious disease causing swelling or inflammation of the tissue covering the spinal cord and brain.

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  • Molluscum Contagiosum

    A skin disease caused by a virus, somewhat similar to warts

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  • Mononucleosis

    A disease caused by the Epstein-Barr virus; the illness is commonly known as mono.

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  • Mosquito-borne Diseases

    Through the bite of an infected mosquito. West Nile disease may also be spread by blood transfusion and organ donation.

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  • Mouth Sores

    Herpes simplex virus, canker sores, hand-foot-and-mouth disease, and thrush

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  • Mumps

    A viral illness with swelling of one or more of the salivary glands

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  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)

    Inflammation (ie, redness, swelling) of the thin tissue covering the white part of the eye and the inside of the eyelids

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  • Pinkeye and Your Child

    Pinkeye (acute contagious conjunctivitis) occurs when the thin tissue covering the white part of the eye and the inside of the eyelids is red or swollen (inflamed).

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  • Pinworms

    Small, white, threadlike worms (0.25″–0.5″ long) that live in the large intestine

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  • Pneumonia

    An inflammation of the lungs primarily caused by a viral or, less commonly, bacterial infection. Infection of the lungs often is secondary to an infection that starts in the nose and throat area (ie, the upper portion of the respiratory tract) and then spreads to the lungs (ie, the lower portion of the

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  • Pneumonia and Your Child

    After an exam, the doctor may order a blood test or an x-ray. These tests can help your doctor decide how to treat your child's infection. If your child needs medicine, be sure you know the right amount, when to give the medicine, and if you should give food with it. If you forget or don't understand

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  • Positive Parenting & COVID-19: 10 Tips to Help Keep the Calm at Home

    Calmly teaching your child good behavior can become more difficult, though no less important, during stressful times. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) offers these tips for families facing long periods of time isolated at home during the COVID-19 outbreak.

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  • Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV)

    A virus that causes the common cold and other respiratory signs or symptoms

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  • Ringworm

    A fungal infection that may affect the body, feet, or scalp

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  • Roseola (Human Herpesvirus 6)

    A viral infection causing fever or rash in infants and children that primarily occurs between 6 and 24 months of age

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  • Rotavirus

    Fecal-oral route: Contact with feces of children who are infected. This generally involves an infected child contaminating his own fingers, then touching an object that another child touches. The child who touched the contaminated surface then puts her fingers into her own mouth or another person’s

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  • Rubella (German Measles)

    A mild viral infection usually lasting 3 days that is now rare in the United States because of routine immunization

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  • Salmonella

    Salmonella is an intestinal infection caused by Salmonella bacteria.

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  • Scabies

    An infestation of the skin by small insects called mites

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  • Shigella

    An intestinal infection caused by the Shigella bacteria

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  • Shingles (Herpes Zoster)

    An infection caused by the reactivation of varicella-zoster (chickenpox) virus within the body of someone who previously had chickenpox or (rarely) someone who had received the chickenpox vaccine in the past

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  • Simple Ways to Entertain and Boost Your Baby’s Development at Home

    During social distancing to slow the spread of COVID-19, you may be looking for new ways to entertain and play with your young child. Thankfully, all you need is loving attention and some basic household items.

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  • Social Distancing: Why Keeping Your Distance Helps Keep Others Safe

    As the spread of COVID-19 continues, communities are being asked to reduce close contact between people. This is called social distancing, and it’s an important and effective way to slow down the spread of this virus.

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  • Strep Throat (Streptococcal Pharyngitis) and Scarlet Fever

    A disease caused by group A Streptococcus bacteria

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  • Sty

    A mild infection in the eyelid at the base of the eyelashes or near the edge of the eyelid

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  • Teens & COVID-19: Challenges and Opportunities During the Outbreak

    Social distancing to slow the spread of COVID-19 can be especially hard for teens, who may feel cut off from their friends. Many also face big letdowns as graduations, proms, sports seasons, college visits and other long-planned events are cancelled or postponed. Here are a few ways you can help your

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  • Thrush (Candidiasis)

    A yeast infection predominately produced by Candida albicans organisms causing mouth infections in young infants

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  • Tips for Coping with a New Baby During COVID-19

    All babies cry. Most babies cry a lot from two weeks to two months of age. Some cry more than others, and some cry longer than others. For many new parents, crying is one of the most stressful parts of coping with a newborn.

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  • Tuberculosis (TB)

    A disease caused by an infection with the bacteria Mycobacterium tuberculosis that usually involves the lungs but could affect other parts of the body

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