School District 25 Policy
Human Immunodeficiency Virus
Adopted: September 19, 1989
Fremont County School District No. 25 policies shall protect the educational
rights of students and the employment right of staff who are infected with the
human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) by:
- Allowing students, to the extent that health permits, to attend regular
classes with all the rights, privileges, and services provided to other students.
- Providing alternative education to HIV infected students when health does
not permit attendance in regular classes.
- Treating employees who are HIV positive in the same manner as any other
employee with a health related impairment without the HIV positive status
being a restriction to employment.
- Protecting the privacy of the HIV positive minor student and the parents
or legal guardians and the HIV positive employee to the extent that:
- HIV test results are never disclosed without consent of the affected
minor student and the parents or guardians, or the employee.
- Records containing reference to the HIV positive status shall be kept
separate from other school records in a secured location accessible only
to a person designated as responsible for maintaining confidential records.
- Excusing students or staff infected with HIV from mandated vaccines upon
waiver from he state or county health officer.