Confirmed Chicken pox case

In accordance with the Pennsylvania Department of Health requirements, the Tyrone Area School District is sending home letters with Elementary students regarding a confirmed case of Varicella (Chicken Pox) in the Elementary.  The information contained in the letter can also be found below.  If your child has not been immunized for chickenpox you should consult your physician regarding your child’s continued attendance at school.  If your child has been immunized for chickenpox they should continue attending school unless they develop a suspicious rash.  If your child develops a suspicious rash, you should consult your physician regarding school attendance.  If you have any questions, please contact our school nurses at: 

684-0710 Ext. 2708  Elementary

684-0710 Ext. 3710  Middle/High School

Read the full letter here.

Department of Health Chicken Pox Fact Sheet