Island Health School Absenteeism Reporting Form

How to use this form
Completion of this online form will help the Island Health Communicable Disease Program monitor respiratory and gastrointestinal symptoms that may be indicative of Influenza-like illness (including COVID-like illness) and other diseases in the community. This online form is to be completed by the school principal or designate on each day absenteeism exceeds 10 percent of regular attendance for a school, a class or learning group. This reporting is helpful in early identification of clusters and outbreaks.

For up to date COVID-specific guidance for schools, please refer to the BCCDC website  http://www.bccdc.ca/health-info/diseases-conditions/covid-19/childcare-schools

Absenteeism for reasons other than illness are not reportable, e.g. school field trips. If the reason for absenteeism is unknown, please make an attempt to investigate so you are able to provide this information. When you are finished completing the online form please ensure to click the 'submit' button so that the Island Health Communicable Disease Program receives the report.


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