School and child care screening

Are you:

  • living in a highest risk congregate care setting (for example, a hospital school, an Education and Community Partnership Program) and/or
  • immunocompromised (for this question, factors such as old age, diabetes and end-stage renal disease are generally not considered immunocompromised)

Examples of being immunocompromised include those:

  • undergoing cancer chemotherapy
  • with untreated HIV infection with CD4 T lymphocyte count less than 200
  • with combined primary immunodeficiency disorder
  • on prednisone medication - more than 20 mg per day (or equivalent) for more than 14 days
  • on other immune suppressive medications