Disease NameCaused byVaccineLetter to ParentMDHHS Link or InfoCDC Link
Bed BugsParasiteNoBed Bugs Letter to ParentsMDHHS Bed Bug WebsiteCDC Bed Bugs Website
Chickenpox (varicella)VirusYesChicken Pox Letter to Parents CDC Chickenpox
Cytomegalovirus (CMV)VirusNoCytomegalovirus Letter to Parents CDC Cytomegalovirus Website
Fifth DiseaseVirusNoFifths Disease Letter to Parents CDC Fifth Disease Website
GiardiasisParasiteNoGiardiasis Letter to Parents CDC Giardiasis
Haemophilus Influenzae Type B (hib)BacteriaYesHib Letter to Parents CDC Hib Website
Hand Foot & Mouth Disease (HFMD)VirusNoHFMD Letter to Parents CDC HFMD Website
Hepatitis AVirusYesHep A Letter to Parents CDC Hepatitis A Website
ImpetigoBacteriaNoImpetigo Letter to Parents CDC Impetigo
Influenza (flu)VirusYes, seasonal*Flu Letter to ParentsMDHHS Influenza WebsiteCDC Influenza Website
LiceParasiteNo

Head Lice Letter to Parents

Head Lice Awareness Letter

MDHHS Head Lice ManualCDC Lice Website
MeaslesVirusYesMeasles Letter to Parents CDC Measles Website
MeningitisBacteria, Virus, Fungus, or NoninfectiousFor some bacterial strains*

Bacterial Meningitis Letter to Parents

Viral Meningitis Letter to Parents

Meningitis unk. etiology Letter to Parents

 CDC Meningitis Website
Mononucleosis (mono)VirusNoMono Letter to Parents CDC Mono Website
Methicillin resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)BacteriaNoMRSA Letter to Parents CDC MRSA Website
MumpsVirusYesMumps Letter to Parents CDC Mumps Website
Norovirus (gastroenteritis, “stomach flu”)VirusNoNorovirus Letter to Parents CDC Norovirus Website
Pertussis (whooping cough)BacteriaYesPertussis Letter to ParentsMDHHS Pertussis WebsiteCDC Pertussis Website
Pinkeye (conjunctivitis)VirusNoPinkeye Letter to Parents CDC Pinkeye Website
PinwormsParasiteNoPinworms Letter to Parents CDC Pinworms Website
Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV)VirusNoRSV Letter to Parents 

CDC RSV Website

RingwormFungusNoRingworm Letter to Parents CDC Ringworm Website
Roseola (Sixth Disease)VirusNoRoseola Letter to Parents CDC Roseola Website
RotavirusVirusYesRotavirus Letter to Parents 

CDC Rotavirus Website

Rubella (German measles)VirusYesRubella Letter to Parents CDC Rubella Website
SalmonellaBacteriaNoSalmonella Letter to Parents CDC Salmonella Website
ScabiesParasiteNoScabies Letter to Parents CDC Scabies Website
ShigellosisBacteriaNoShigellosis Letter to Parents CDC Shigella Website
ShinglesVirusYesShingles Letter to Parents CDC Shingles Website
Strep throatBacteriaNoStrep Throat Letter to Parents CDC Strep throat Website