COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

P.O. BOX 2120

RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120

SUPTS. MEMO NO. 32

February 13, 2004

INFORMATIONAL

TO:

Division Superintendents

 

FROM:

Jo Lynne DeMary

Superintendent of Public Instruction

 

SUBJECT:

School Attendance for Children with Human Immunodeficiency Virus

 

As required by the Code of Virginia 22.1-271.3B, each school board shall adopt guidelines for school attendance for children with human immunodeficiency virus. Such policies shall be consistent with the attached copy of the Model Guidelines for School Attendance for Children with Human Immunodeficiency Virus and the Virginia Department of Healths Guidelines for Preventing Bloodborne Infections in Schools.

  

School divisions are reminded to review and update regularly their policies for school attendance of children with human immunodeficiency virus. Additionally, if there are questions about the guidelines you may contact Muriel Azria-Evans, comprehensive school health specialist. Dr. Azria-Evans can be reached at (804) 225-4543 or mazria-e@mail.vak12ed.edu.

 

JLD/MAE/mae

 

Attachments 

 

/administrators/superintendents_memos/2004/inf032a.pdf

 

/administrators/superintendents_memos/2004/inf032b.pdf