1. Animals in the Classroom

* 1. Minimized exposure to animal allergens.

* 2. Animals are kept in cages (as much as possible).

* 3. Cages are cleaned regularly.

* 4. Animal cages are placed away from supply and return vents.

* 5. Consulted school nurse about student allergies or sensitivities (privacy laws may limit the information that health officials can disclose).

* 6. Identified potential allergies of students.

* 7. Moved sensitive students away from animals and habitats.

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