Should my child stay home?

Fever

He/she has a temp of 100 degrees or greater or if the temperature is below 100 but he/she is achy pale or tired. Students should be fever free without the use of fever reducing medication for 24 hours before returning to school.

Stomach ache

He/she has had two or more episodes of vomiting or diarrhea, or has had one in the past 24 hours and feels ill or tired. Should be 24 hours without vomiting before returning.

Sore throat

He/she has tender, swollen glands and a fever of 100 degrees or greater.

Cough

He/she coughs frequently, coughs up yellow or green phlegm or the cough sounds like a bark or is accompanied by a fever of 100 degrees or greater, sore throat, or wheezing.

Earache

His/her pain is constant or severe – a sign of otitis media (ear infection)

Rash

The rash blisters, develops pus, or is uncomfortable

Antibiotics

If your child requires an antibiotic for an infection, they must be on the medication for 24-hours prior to returning

Following these guidelines will not only be beneficial to your child’s recovery, but will help prevent the spread of illness to other students and staff.

***Contact your child's health care provider if illness persists.

***If your child is ill or injured while at school they must be seen by the school nurse before being sent home