[Passed at April 28, 2010 Annual Meeting of the Membership]
Section 6 – Classes Interrupted
A. In the event scheduled classes are interrupted or terminated due to infectious/communicable disease by the school district or by local/county/state health agencies, interscholastic athletic practice and competition will be postponed or cancelled. If school is closed through the weekend but scheduled to reopen on Monday, practice would be allowed on Sunday if approved by school administration.
Note: Schools participating in co-op programs which are not closed may continue to compete in the WIAA tournament series.
B. In the event scheduled classes are interrupted or terminated for reasons other than health, interscholastic athletic practice and competition may continue as determined by the administration, only if a duly authorized and qualified coach is in attendance, directly supervising and conducting the activity.
C. In the event scheduled classes are interrupted in A. or B. for an extended period of time:
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Athletes and Skin Infections (Course)
NWCA Skin Infection Webinar
NFHS Sports Hygiene
NFHS Skin Infection
The CDC has published public gathering guidelines during an influenza outbreak.
Healthcare-associated infections (HAI) are infections caused by a wide variety of common and unusual bacteria, fungi, and viruses during the course of receiving medical care. Learn more about healthcare-associated infections, and Wisconsin activities to prevent HAI infections, from the CDC.
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Prevention of MRSA in Sports (CDC)
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