Morgan County Schools
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4160.01 - TUBERCULOSIS EXAMINATION

School personnel found or suspected to have active tuberculosis shall have their employment suspended until the local health officer, in consultation with the Commissioner of the Bureau for Public Health in the Department of Health and Human Resources, approves a return to work.

The commissioner may require selective testing of school personnel for tuberculosis when there is reason to believe that they may have been exposed to the tuberculosis organism or they have signs and symptoms indicative of the disease. School nurses shall identify and refer any school personnel to the local health department in instances where they have reason to suspect that the individual has been exposed to tuberculosis or has symptoms indicative of the disease.

West Virginia Code 16-3D-3

Revised 3/21/17

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