- The Centers for Disease Control: Diseases and Conditions A-Z Index
- DuPage County Health Department
Link to FAQs on hundreds of diseases.
Check out Fact Sheets under Disease Control: Education. Don't forget to check Disease Control under Services and Schools under For Partners.
The U.S. government's directory of authoritative health information including links to online journals, medical dictionaries, and prevention and self-care information
Easy to understand information on health and medical topics, all reviewed for accuracy by Mayo Clinic experts (A service of Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research)
Provides access to 700 health topics, medical encyclopedias and dictionaries, and links to self-help groups, clinical trials, preformulated PubMed searches, lists of hospitals and physicians, and information in Spanish and other languages
- Health Matters Manual from DuPage County Health Department
- Illinois DCFS Regulations Section 407.310 Health Requirements for Children
- Illinois Law on Control of Communicable Diseases
Check for information for schools and early childhood centers on Rash and Skin-Related Illnesses, Gastrointestinal and Enteric Illnesses, Vaccine Preventable Illnesses, Requirements for Communicable Disease Reporting and more.
Note part c for exclusions for contagious conditions.
Look at SUBPART C: DETAILED PROCEDURES FOR THE CONTROL OF COMMUNICABLE DISEASES for diseases of interest to early childhood educators in the list.