• Bed Bugs ~ Response Flow Chart
    School Responsibility:  To provide a healthy, pest-free environment in which students can excel
     
    Parent / Caregiver Responsibility:  To provide a safe and healthy living environment for the student
     
     
    Probable / Possible Bed Bug Infestation
    (Bug found on belongings or suspected bites)
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     School Response Flow Chart
     
    Discreetly remove student from classroom.  Assess and interview.
     
    School Nurse and Administration examine clothing, belongings, and lockers for presence of bed bugs
     
    Administration notifies parent/guardian of child's exclusion* from school until the following documentation is provided:
    1.  A MD note of medical clearance

    2. An authorized certificate from an exterminator, licensed by the NJ Department of Environmental Protection to treat bed bugs.
     
    *Educational materials on the care and treatment of Bed Bug infestation will be provided to parent/guardian at the time of initial exclusion.
     
    Upon return to school, School Nurse will periodically monitor student for evidence of continued Bed Bugs.
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    Environmental Response Flow Chart
     
    Have school pest management contractor inspect ALL classrooms / environments / lockers of excluded student.
     
    Consider sending parent notification letter for all students in affected classrooms.
     
    Follow school IPM plan for treatment as indicated.
     
     
    Bed bugs