Section 5:40

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May 2022

General Personnel

Communicable and Chronic Infectious Disease

The Superintendent or designee shall develop and implement procedures for managing known or suspected cases of a communicable and chronic infectious disease involving District employees that are consistent with State and federal law, Illinois Department of Public Health rules, and School Board policies.

An employee with a communicable or chronic infectious disease will be permitted to retain his or her position whenever, after reasonable accommodations and without undue hardship, there is no substantial risk of transmission of the disease to others, provided an employee is able to continue to perform the position’s essential functions. An employee with a communicable and chronic infectious disease remains subject to the Board’s employment policies including sick and/or other leave, physical examinations, temporary and permanent disability, and termination.

  • 42 U.S.C. §12101 et seq., Americans With Disabilities Act, amended by the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA), Pub. L. 110-325; 29 C.F.R. §1630.1 et seq., 29 U.S.C. §791, Rehabilitation Act of 1973; 34 C.F.R. §104.1 et seq.
  • 105 ILCS 5/24-5. 20 ILCS 2305/6, Department of Public Health Act.
  • 820 ILCS 40/, Personnel Record Review Act. 77 Illinois Admin. Code Part 690, Control of Communicable Diseases.
  • Section 2:150 (Committees)
  • Section 4:180 (Pandemic Preparedness; Management; and Recovery)
  • Section 5:30 (Hiring Process and Criteria)
  • Section 5:180 (Temporary Illness or Temporary Incapacity)
ADOPTED February 2017
REVIEW HISTORY 2019, September 2022