- References: Education Code Sections 87408, 87408.6, and 88021
For applicants for positions:
- A medical certificate is required showing that the applicant is free from any communicable disease, including, but not limited to, active tuberculosis, unfitting the applicant to instruct or associate with students.
- The medical certificate shall be submitted by a physician as authorized by code.
- The medical examination is conducted not more than six months before the submission of the certificate and is at the expense of the applicant.
- A contract of employment may be offered to an applicant subject to the submission of the required medical certificate.
- The medical certificate becomes a part of the personnel record of the employee and is open to the employee or his/her designee.
- The district may require employees to undergo periodic medical examination to determine if they are free from any communicable disease, including, but not limited to, active tuberculosis, unfitting the employee to instruct or associate with students.
The term "communicable disease" also includes (but is not limited) to hepatitis.
Please also see AP 7336, Certification of Freedom from Tuberculosis.
Adopted: July 2012